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Table 3 Sex related prevalence of onchocerca skin diseases on different anatomical locations of residents of the Hawal river valley

From: Epidemiology and psycho-social aspects of onchocercal skin diseases in northeastern Nigeria

  Forms *Location Shoulder & Neck Buttocks Lower Limbs Upper Limbs Abdomen &Trunk Backside **Others  
  APOD   53 42 115 125 26 34 21  
  CPOD   87 99 50 36 60 50 39  
  LOD   34 32 60 51 26 21 17  
Males ATR   22 33 31 26 23 14 0 n = 1346
  DPM   61 61 70 55 23 24 20  
  Total(%)   257(19.1) 267(19.8) 326(24.2) 294(21.8) 158(11.7) 143(10.6) 97(7.2)  
  APOD   36 34 132 116 23 30 25  
  CPOD   99 98 53 44 50 51 37  
  LOD   28 27 42 30 19 17 14  
Females ATR   16 29 13 15 17 12 0  
  DPM   52 54 63 46 22 19 20 n = 1212
  Total(%)   231(19.1) 242(20.0) 303(25.0) 249(20.5) 131(10.8) 129(10.6) 96(7.9)  
Both sexes APOD   89 76 247 241 49 64 46  
  CPOD   186 197 103 80 110 101 76  
  LOD   62 59 102 81 45 38 31  
  ATR   38 62 44 41 40 26 0  
  DPM   114 116 133 101 45 43 40  
  Total(%)   489(19.1) 510(19.9) 629(24.6) 544(21.3) 289(11.3) 272(10.6) 193(7.5)  
  1. *Multiple location of single cases encountered.
  2. **Head, face and chest.
  3. APOD = Acute Papular Onchocerca Dermatitis.
  4. CPOD = Chronic Papular Onchocerca Dermatitis.
  5. LOD = Lichenified Onchocerca Dermatitis.
  6. ATR = Atrophy.
  7. DPM = Depigmentation