The prevalence of dermatological infection in outpatient dermatology clinic of RSUD Wonosari in January-September 2016
Objective: This research aimed to describe the overview of skin infection cases in Outpatient Dermatology Clinic of RSUD Wonosari, Gunung Kidul fromJanuary 2016 until September 2016.
Methods: This research was conducted retrospectively based on medical records of all cases of skin infections in Outpatient Dermatology Clinic of RSUD Wonosari during the period of January 2016 - September 2016.
Results: All new cases of skin infections in outpatient dermatology clinic of RSUD Wonosari within the period of January 2016 - September 2016 amounted to 303 cases. The cases consisted of 127 cases of fungal infection (42%) with a variety of cases of dermatophytosis, PVC, and candidiasis; 55 cases of bacterial infections (18%) with a variety of cases of impetigo, folliculitis, leprosy, ektima, erysipelas, furuncles, and abscesses; 40 cases of viral infections (13%) with variaty of cases of HFMD cases, Moluscum contagiosum, zooster, warts, varicella; and 81 cases of parasitic infections
(27%) with a variety of cases of scabies, creeping eruption, and pediculosis capitis.
Conclusion: Skin diseases caused by infections was still a dominant skin disease in the outpatient Dermatology clinic of RSUD Wonosari, with the number of cases 18.35% of all cases of skin and venereal diseases. The most common cause is infection by fungi (7.69%), followed by parasitic infections, scabies (4.91%), bacterial infections (3.33%), and viral infections (2.42%).