The most pronounced constitutional differences between healthy and sick with pyoderma in men or women in the western region of Ukraine

  • L.R. Mateshuk-Vatseba Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Lviv, Ukraine
  • I.O. Chaplyk-Chyzho Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Lviv, Ukraine
Keywords: anthropometry, somatotype, component mass of the body, practically healthymen and women of the Western region, patients with pyoderma


Despite the significant progress made in the study of the problem of pyoderma, theclinical features of their course depending on the somatotype and their differences, ascompared with the healthy subjects, remain virtually unexplored. The purpose of thestudy is to establish the most pronounced discrepancies between the anthropometric,somatotypological and component components of body mass in men and women of theWestern region of Ukraine in norm and in patients with pyoderma. An anthropologicalexamination under the Bunak scheme of 45 patients with pyoderma men aged from 22to 35 years, and 48 patients with pyoderma women aged from 21 to 35 years, and 24healthy men and 43 healthy women of similar age, the third generation residents of theWest region of Ukraine was conducted. The somatotype is defined according to themathematical scheme of the Hit-Carter. For the calculation of the fat, bone and musclemass components of the body, Matiegka and the American Institute of Nutrition formulaswere used. With the help of the license package "STATISTICA 6.0", the statisticalprocessing of the obtained results was performed using parametric and non-parametricestimation methods. In healthy men, lower values of the thickness of skin and fat foldsare found, than in patients with acute and chronic pyoderma; as well as lower valuesof the endo- and mesomorphic components of the somatotype and the fatty componentof the body mass and the higher values of the ectomorphic component of the somatotypethan in the patients with the acute course of the disease; a lower percentage of endo-mesomorphic somatotype representatives than in patients with deep pyoderma. Inhealthy women found smaller than in female patients of different groups of the majorityof total, cross, girth body size, width of distal epiphysis of long bones of the extremitiesand mesomorphic somatotype component, muscle and bone components of bodyweight, and higher values ectomorphic somatotype component; a smaller percentageof the mesomorphic somatotype than those of the general group and with the acutecourse of pyoderma, as well as a higher percentage of the representatives of theectomorphic somatotype than patients with superficial pyoderma. In patients with chronicpyoderma men set lower than in patients with acute pyoderma men, meaning of crossmedium and lower thoracic sizes, thickness of skin-fat folds, endo- and mesomorphicsomatotype components and bone and fat components of body weight. In patients withchronic pyoderma women set less than women suffering from deep pyoderma, thevalue of total, half of the transverse dimensions of the pelvis, extremities, most girthsizes, width of distal epiphysis of the shoulder and hip, muscle and bone componentsof body weight and a higher percentage representatives of the ectomorphic somatotypethan patients with superficial pyoderma. Comparative study of anthropometric indicesand individual somatic sex groups and constitutional types showed individual variabilityof body structure and set typological features of patients with some form and degreeof manifestation of pyoderma


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How to Cite
Mateshuk-Vatseba, L., & Chaplyk-Chyzho, I. (2018). The most pronounced constitutional differences between healthy and sick with pyoderma in men or women in the western region of Ukraine. Biomedical and Biosocial Anthropology, (30), 20-26.