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Table 2 Mucocutaneous disorders in HIV infected children attending Care and Treatment Centres in Dar es Salaam (n= 294)

From: The pattern of mucocutaneous disorders in HIV – infected children attending care and treatment centres in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Mucocutaneous disorder N %
Non infectious inflammatory dermatoses 202 69
Pruritic papular eruption (PPE) 134 45.5
   Atopic dermatitis 31 10.5
Seborrheic dermatitis 24 8
Non specific dermatitis 13 4.4
Infectious dermatoses 256 87
Superficial fungal infections 118 40
Tinea capitis 47 16
Tinea unguim 31 10.5
Tinea corporis 28 9.5
Pityriasis versicolor 11 4
   Oral candidosis 11 4
Tinea cruris 1 0.3
Viral infections 68 23
   Plane warts 58 20
   Molluscun contagiosum 13 4
Herpes simplex 4 1.4
Herpes zoster 2 0.7
   Bacterial infections 36 12
Impetigo 28 9.5
Abscess 6 2.0
Cellulitis 3 1.0
Scabies 34 12
Kaposis Sarcoma 1 0.3
Drug reaction 1 0.3
Nail hyperpigmentation 1 0.3