Epidemiological Pattern of Acne Lesions

  • Nazia Khalil BS Zoology, G.C University Faisalabad, Senior Registrar
  • Aneela Asghar Dermatology, PMC/Allied DHQ Hospital Faisalabad
  • Muhammad Arshad Department of Microbiology, Agriculture University Faisalabad
  • Muhammad Hassan Department of Pharmacy, G.C University, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Keywords: Acne, type, pattern


Objectives: To study the epidemiological patterns of different lesions of Acne Vulgaris according to different parameters. Setting: out patient department of Dermatology of DHQ Hospital, and Allied Hospital, Faisalabad. Study Design: case descriptive study. Period: (May 2007 to March 2008). Materials and Methods: 100 consecutive cases of Acne irrespective of age and sex, presenting in the outdoor and diagnosed by an FCPS Dermatologist were enrolled. The detailed clinical examination and history alongwith other data regarding age, sex, marital status, menstrual problems, skin type, the nature and distribution of lesions were entered on a questionnaire specially designed for this purpose. Results: The teenagers (61%) were having more acne specially females (59%), more in unmarried (85%). The people with oily skin (82%) were suffering more. Menstrual problems showed a significant (P< 0.01) role.

How to Cite
Khalil, N., Asghar, A., Arshad, M., & Hassan, M. (2008). Epidemiological Pattern of Acne Lesions. Annals of Punjab Medical College, 2(2), 99-103. https://doi.org/10.29054/apmc/2008.610