Nilsel Ilter

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A new classification algorithm, called VFI5 (for Voting Feature Intervals), is developed and applied to problem of differential diagnosis of erythemato-squamous diseases. The domain contains records of patients with known diagnosis. Given a training set of such records, the VFI5 classifier learns how to differentiate a new case in the domain. VFI5(More)
BACKGROUND Several isolated observations have suggested that acne can develop in groups when a high glycemic index diet is adopted. OBJECTIVE This study was designed to examine associations among daily diet glycemic index, glycemic loads, serum insulin levels, and acne. METHODS A total of 49 patients with acne and 42 healthy control subjects were(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Free oxygen radicals are involved in inflammatory skin reactions induced by ultraviolet B (UVB). In this study, the effect of a herbal antioxidant Ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) was investigated in UVB irradiated mice skin. METHODS The study was carried out on four groups of mice (n = 6 in each group). The first group was a control(More)
Psoriasis is a chronic, recurrent, inflammatory, and hyperproliferative disease. Recently there have been studies regarding increases in the levels of NO in inflammatory dermatoses including psoriasis. In this study, 22 patients with psoriasis were scored with PASI (psoriasis area and severity index) and the levels of serum nitrite-nitrate were evaluated(More)
The incidence of depression in acne patients using isotretinoin was assessed in 100 patients with moderate and nodulocystic acne. All patients received 0.75-1.00 mg/kg/day of isotretinoin for 20-28 weeks after acne was assessed. All patients' acne lesions were improved at the end of the treatment period. Psychological state was evaluated at baseline, at(More)
BACKGROUND Isotretinoin is the only drug that affects almost all factors in acne pathogenesis. Recently, its use for the treatment of chronic mild or moderate acne unresponsive to long-term antibiotic therapy, and with a tendency to cause scarring and leading to negative psychological effects, has became popular. The aim of the study was to investigate the(More)
BACKGROUND Many current guidelines provide detailed evidence-based recommendations for acne treatment. OBJECTIVE To create consensus-based, simple, easy-to-use algorithms for clinical acne treatment in daily office-based practice and to provide checklists to assist in determining why a patient may not have responded to treatment and what action to take.(More)
BACKGROUND Sweet's syndrome or acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis is associated with several systemic diseases such as malignancies and infectious diseases. METHODS We present a 34-year-old woman with Sweet's syndrome associated with both herpes infection and metastatic disease. RESULTS Skin biopsy showed neutrophilic infiltrates in the dermis(More)