Pattern of Skin Diseases among Medical Students
The pattern of skin diseases differs from one country to another and crosswise diverse parts within the same country. The prevalence of skin disease in the over-all population varies from 11.16% to 63%. Patients in their second and third decades of age form the largest group of residents. The aim of the study was to determine the pattern of Skin Disease among medical Students in Cumilla Medical College, Cumilla, Bangladesh.

A total number of 587 students were selected as a study population. Among them 214 patients were male and 373 patients were female. A total number of 587 patients had selected for the study. The majority of them were female 373(64.55%) and 214(36.45%) were male. According to the type of infective disease majority, 70(11.92%) were infected with scabies followed by tinea infection 63(10.73%), Pityriasis Versicolor 19(3.23%), and pyoderma 25(4.25%). According to type of non-infective disease. Eczema emerged as the commonest group of disorders 80(13.62%) followed by psoriasis 18(3.06%), acne vulgaris 53(9.02%), urticaria 36(6.13%) and miscellaneous 76(12.95%). A huge problem of skin diseases is existing mostly bacterial and parasitic. Among the infectious diseases we found most of the infective cases were with scabies and tinea infection. On the other hand, most of the non-infective cases were found with eczema only.