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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 23-25

Changing trends of sexually transmitted diseases at Rohtak


Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Pt B.D. Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak, India

Correspondence Address:
Sarika Jain
C/o Dr. V. K. Jain, 16/6 J, Medical Campus, Rohtak -124 001, Haryana
India
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The pattern of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) at Rohtak Medical College, based on retrospective data for the period from January 2001 to December 2006, was compared with the findings of an earlier study done at the same place and with other studies available in the literature. This study included a total of 1542 patients with STDs. The male: female ratio was 5.17:1. Most of the patients were in the third decade of their lives. Herpes genitalis was the most common STD (31.26%), followed by condyloma acuminata (27.30%), syphilis (16.67%), gonorrhea (12.06%), and other diseases.


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