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Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets


ISSN (Print): 1871-5265
ISSN (Online): 2212-3989

Review Article

Skin Diseases and their Treatment Strategies in Sub-Saharan African Regions

Author(s): Esra Tariq Anwar, Nandan Gupta, Omji Porwal*, Akanksha Sharma, Rishabha Malviya*, Amit Singh and Neeraj Kumar Fuloria

Volume 22, Issue 2, 2022

Published on: 27 September, 2021

Article ID: e270921196808 Pages: 14

DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210927120334

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Background: In the rural areas of sub-Saharan African regions, skin diseases are so common. Due to which the population of the sub-Saharan region suffers from different types of skin disorders. In these regions, many treatment options are not available for the treatment of skin disease.

Aim: The current study aims to discuss various skin diseases and their treatment strategies, specifically in sub-Saharan African regions.

Methods: Extensive literature survey was carried out by using Scopus, Science Direct, Elsevier, Google scholar and Bentham science databases.

Results and Discussion: It was demonstrated from the literature surveys that different effective techniques are used in the management of skin disease. In the result, it was shown that the condition of the disease is at a dangerous level which must be controlled.

Conclusion: It is concluded from the manuscript that the skin disorder in the sub-Saharan region is at a very dangerous level. The research must be done to develop a better understanding of the disease and its treatment.

Keywords: Skin disease, Sub-Saharan Africa, skincare, community treatment, traditional therapy, pathogens, allergies.

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