Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI)

Finlay AY; Khan GK


Basic description

Also available: Versions for children (CDLQI) and for family (FDLQI)


Finlay AY; Khan GK

© Dermatology Life Quality Index. A Y Finlay, G K Khan, April 1992
www.dermatology.org.uk. This must not be copied without the permission of the authors
To measure the Quality of Life of dermatology patients and to be used as an outcome measure in health services research
Therapeutic area
  • Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
Therapeutic indication

Generic for Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the UK
124 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Finlay AY, Khan GK. Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI): A simple practical measure for routine clinical use. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 1994; 19: 210-216 (PubMed Abstract)

Basra MK, Salek MS, Camilleri L, Sturkey R, Finlay AY. Determining the minimal clinically important difference and responsiveness of the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI): further data. Dermatology. 2015;230(1):27-33 (Full text article)

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