A Statistical Analysis of a Pediatric Dermatology Clinic

Lawrence Schachner, Nancy Simons Ling, Shirley Press

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Abstract: Statistical analysis was performed of the diseases seen and therapies utilized during the first two years of the Pediatric Dermatology Clinic at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, This survey includes 2,821 patient visits made by 1,578 patients. This analysis classifies patients by diagnosis, sex, age, race, and treatment. Diagnostic and treatment frequencies, sex and race ratios, and trends in the patient's age at presentation are also noted. This survey reveals a wide spectrum of pediatric dermatologic disease with 154 different diagnoses made. A review of the 86 different therapeutic modalities utilized is also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-164
Number of pages8
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology


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