Ayşegül Atmaca

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INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to determine the personality characteristics of obese and morbidly obese individuals with no psychiatric disorder and the correlation between these characteristics and body image and self-esteem. METHODS Sixty-nine obese individuals and 69 healthy controls, matched in age, sex and marital status, were included in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe a case of thyrotoxicosis after nontraumatic hemorrhage into the thyroid gland during anticoagulant therapy. METHODS We report the details of the initial presentation, subsequent course, and outcome in a patient with a nontraumatic thyroid hematoma and thyrotoxicosis. RESULTS In a 63-year-old woman, an acute painful neck mass(More)
Osteoporosis and periodontal disease are linked by an altered receptor activator of nuclear factor κB ligand and osteoprotegerin ratio (RANKL/OPG), and medical treatment with bisphosphonate (BP) may help control these molecules. The effect of BP on clinical findings and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) values of RANKL and OPG using enzyme-linked(More)
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