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AIM We aimed to identify insulin resistance and its possible association with types, duration and severity of psoriasis, and to evaluate various simple insulin-sensitivity indices and beta-cell function in psoriasis. METHODS A cross-sectional study was performed in 110 non-obese adults (18-50 years old): 70 with psoriasis (53 type I, 17 type II psoriasis)(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis continues to be a health problem in some countries. The development of resistance to antituberculitic drugs and the increase in diseases and conditions associated with immunodeficiency such as AIDS and chemotherapy have caused tuberculosis to increase recently. As a result, the incidence of cutaneous tuberculosis has been increasing(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) in women is characterized by diffuse thinning in the frontal and parietal areas of the scalp; preservation of the frontal hairline is norm. Hair over the occipital scalp is preserved. The purpose of this work was to investigate the findings of phototrichogram (PTG) of the affected and the spared areas in women(More)
Lupus vulgaris is the most common morphological variant of cutaneous tuberculosis. Classical lupus lesions are often seen in the head and neck region. Turkey ear is a clinically descriptive term, previously being used for the earlobe with reddish indurated plaque lesions, which recently can be a sign for lupus vulgaris. A 65-year-old man presented with(More)
BACKGROUND Female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is characterized by diffuse thinning of hair in the frontal and parietal areas of the scalp, and preservation of the frontal hairline is the norm. Hair on the occipital scalp is thought to be preserved. OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the occipital area is involved in FPHL or whether there is a diffuse type of(More)
Juvenile colloid milium is extremely rare, has its onset before puberty, may be inherited, may be caused by ultraviolet light, and is thought to result from the degeneration of keratinocytes. We report a 7-year-old girl with juvenile colloid milium. To the best of our knowledge this is the first reported case in Turkey.