Clinico-epidemiological characteristics of patients with vitiligo in Bangladesh

Summary: Vitiligo is an acquired idiopathic skin disorder characterized by pigmentation of the skin and mucous membrane. Patients with vitiligo often experience discrimination and stigma in Bangladesh. Due to the belief that it is contagious, people avoid contact, further isolating them. Moreover, it was reported that the majority of them suffer from marital problems because vitiligo evokes misconceptions and prejudice within relationships. Information regarding vitiligo is limited, and there are no recognized epidemiological data on the prevalence and incidence of vitiligo in Bangladesh; therefore, this cross-sectional study aimed to provide insight into the clinical-epidemiological characteristics of patients with vitiligo in

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Clinical and hematological profiles of children with dengue residing in a non-endemic zone of Bangladesh

Author: Islam et al. Summary: The clinical and hematological parameters of children with dengue during an outbreak in a non-endemic region have not been well described. To delineate the clinical profile of pediatric cases from a tertiary care center located in a non-endemic zone (Tangail district) in Bangladesh was the objective of the study. A cross-sectional observational study was conducted in the Department of Pediatrics of a 250-bed general hospital in Tangail, Bangladesh, between June 2019 to September 2019. Data collection was done using a pre-structured case record form. All patients underwent detailed history taking, physical examination, and hematological profiling.

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Sketch of 2018 dengue outbreak in a megacity, Bangladesh

Author: Amin et al. Summary: Dengue has become a major public health threat in Bangladesh since 2000, when the first outbreak was reported. Each outbreak has distinct characteristics, and thus, the report of the outbreak helps to understand the disease process and subsequent clinical management of these patients. On that ground, the study was designed to sketch the clinico-epidemiological characteristics of the 2018 dengue outbreak in Bangladesh. This hospital-based cross-sectional study was conducted in one of the largest public medical college hospitals and a single private hospital located in the southern and northern parts of the megacity of the country.

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