Senile Atopic Dermatitis PatientsÃ¢ÂÂ Profile in Geriatric Outpatient Clinic Dermatovenereology Department Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital in 2011-2015Lili Legiawati*, Shannaz Nadia Yusharyahya and Marsha Bianti
Department of Dermatovenereology, Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Indonesia
- *Corresponding Author:
- Lili Legiawati
Department of Dermatovenereology
Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Indonesia
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: January 04, 2017; Accepted date: January 19, 2017; Published date: January 23, 2017
Citation: Legiawati L, Yusharyahya SZ, Bianti M (2017) Senile Atopic Dermatitis Patients’ Profile in Geriatric Outpatient Clinic Dermatovenereology Department Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital in 2011-2015. J Clin Exp Dermatol Res 8:383. doi: 10.4172/2155-9554.1000383
Copyright: © 2017 Legiawati L, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Background and objective: As the life expectancy increases, diseases in the elderly also increase. Senile atopic dermatitis is atopic dermatitis (AD) which persists until elderly or the onset first occurs in elderly. The prevalence of senile AD remains unclear and in Indonesia, there have not been any study regarding senile AD yet. Therefore, it is needed to conduct a study regarding this topic in geriatric outpatient clinic Dermatovenereology Department, Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital in 2011-2015.
Method: This is a descriptive study, using secondary data obtained from Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital medical record.
Result: There were 54 patients with senile AD enrolled in five year period. Females were greater in number than males (59.3%). Most patients were in 60-69 years old group (63%) and most of the patients were already retired (57.4%). Seventeen of fifty-four patients had history of atopy or allergy. The most common comorbidity in subjects was hypertension. The most common type of onset was senile onset, which found in 45 patients (83.3%) and the most common type of skin lesion was sub-acute lesion (N=30, 55.6%).
Conclusion: This study describes the profile of patients with senile AD in geriatric outpatient clinic Dermatovenereology Department, Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital in 2011-2015. On observation, the number of cases fluctuates each year.