- E-dermatology: emails about dermatological diseases on the Internet
Department of Dermatology, Trakaya University, Medical Faculty, Edirne, Turkey
J Dermatol 34:375-80. 2007
..In order to conduct these kinds of services more efficiently, preparing special forms would be useful. These data can be beneficial in the development of e-medicine programs...
- Clinical characteristics in 113 Turkish vitiligo patients
Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Medical Faculty, Department of Dermatology, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Panonica Adriat 17:129-32. 2008
..This study assesses clinical findings and coexisting dermatological and systemic diseases of Turkish vitiligo patients...
- Topical treatment of molluscum contagiosum with imiquimod 5% cream in Turkish children
Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty, Kahramanmaras Sutcuimam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
Pediatr Int 48:403-5. 2006
..An alternative treatment would be desirable in pediatric patients. Imiquimod (IQ) is a member of immune response modifiers...
- Myoid differentiation and EMA expression in fibrosarcomatous dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
Department of Dermatology, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam Medical Faculty, Alpaslan Turkes Bulv, Baskose Apt 6 12, Kahramanmaras TR 46000, Turkey
Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Panonica Adriat 15:39-44. 2006
..We believe that this finding around blood vessels may be present in DFSP or FS-DFSP. However, when myoid areas, myoid fascicles and myoid nodules are seen in the stroma, it may be a new morphological variant of DFSP and/or FS-DFSP...
- Oxidative stress in patients with acne vulgaris
Department of Dermatology, Kahramanmaras Sutcuimam Medical Faculty, Turkey
Mediators Inflamm 2005:380-4. 2005
..Our findings show that oxidative stress exists in the acne patients. It will be useful to apply at least one antioxidant featured drug along with the combined acne treatment...
- Oxidative stress in the blood of patients with active localized vitiligo
Department of Dermatology, Trakya University, Medical Faculty, Sükrüpasa Mh Caglarim Sitesi B3 Blok K 5 D 11, TR 22000 Edirne, Turkey
Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Panonica Adriat 17:12-6. 2008
..Vitiligo is an acquired skin disease characterized by white areas on the skin. The pathogenesis of the disease is still unclear. Some findings show that oxidative stress could be an important phenomenon in the pathophysiology of vitiligo...
- Oxidative stress in patients with nongenital warts
Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Iman University, Turkey
Mediators Inflamm 2005:233-6. 2005
..Therefore, we propose an argument for the appropriateness to give priority to immunomodulatory treatment alternatives instead of destructive methods in patients with demonstrated oxidative stress...
- Multiple plaques on the back: S-100 negative benign granular cell tumor
Department of Dermatology, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
J Dermatol 32:585-8. 2005
..They were 0.5-4 cm in diameter, light brown in color, and with clear contours and had been gradually growing on her back the last nine years...
- Serum levels of TNF-alpha, IFN-gamma, IL-6, IL-8, IL-12, IL-17, and IL-18 in patients with active psoriasis and correlation with disease severity
Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Turkey
Mediators Inflamm 2005:273-9. 2005
..Furthermore, high levels of IFN-gamma, IL-12, and IL-18 correlated with the clinical severity and activity of psoriasis, and those measurements of serum levels of these cytokines may be objective parameters for the disease severity...
- Unsuccessful treatment of extragenital lichen sclerosus with topical 1% pimecrolimus cream
Department of Dermatology, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
J Dermatol 31:1014-7. 2004
..In the present paper, we present a male patient with lichen sclerosus located only in extragenital regions and report an unsuccessful outcome of treatment with pimecrolimus 1% cream administered topically twice a day for 16 weeks...
- Comparison of azelaic acid and anthralin for the therapy of patchy alopecia areata: a pilot study
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcuimam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
Am J Clin Dermatol 6:403-6. 2005
..Although topical azelaic acid has been previously used for the treatment of alopecia, no controlled trials of azelaic acid for this condition have been conducted to date...
- Ocular surface disorders and tear function changes in nodulo-cystic acne
Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Medical Faculty, Ophthalmology Department, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
J Dermatol 32:174-8. 2005
..003). Tear function tests are also significantly altered in patients with nodulo-cystic acne. Our data suggest that severe acne patients should be referred to an ophthalmologist...
- Fibroadenoma of the ectopic breast of the axilla--a case report
Department of Pathology, Sutcuimam University of Kahramanmaras, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
Pol J Pathol 57:209-11. 2006
..We reported a case of fibroadenoma of the axilla in a 23-year-old woman. Differential diagnosis of an axillary mass should also include fibroadenoma in an ectopic breast tissue...
- Subungual amelanotic malignant melanoma
Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Turkey
Saudi Med J 27:247-9. 2006
..As this disease is seen very rarely, it can be misdiagnosed. This situation also has poor prognosis. We presented a case of subungual amelanotic melanoma, as it is rare disease, early and correct diagnosis is very important...
- Turkish Internet users' awareness of and attitudes toward HIV/AIDS and other STDs
Kahramanmaras Sutcuimam University Medical Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Panonica Adriat 16:13-20. 2007
..The aim of this study was to investigate Turkish Internet users's awareness of and attitudes toward HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) by using a standard web-based questionnaire...
- A case of perforating pilomatricoma
Department of Pathology, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
J Dermatol 33:394-8. 2006
..If total excision is not the method of choice, multiple punch biopsies should be made from different areas in large skin tumors for correct diagnosis...
- An annular, verrucous, and pruritic plaque on the back
Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 74:293-4. 2008
- Elevated platelet-monocyte complexes in patients with psoriatic arthritis
Gulsum Emel Pamuk
Division of Hematology, Trakya University Medical Faculty, Edirne, Turkey
Platelets 20:493-7. 2009
..73, p = 0.001). Endothelial activation might be have a role in the pathogenesis of both psoriasis and PsA. Among parameters of platelet activation, only PMC might play a role in the pathogenesis of PsA...
- A case of bathing trunk nevus studded with neurofibroma-like papules
Medical Faculty of Kahramanmaras Sutcuimam University, Department of Dermatology, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
Clin Dysmorphol 14:41-3. 2005
..The clinical and histopathological findings and positivity of dermal melanocytes for S-100 protein were consistent with bathing trunk melanocytic nevus...
- Topical imiquimod 5% cream in external anogenital warts: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
J Dermatol 31:627-31. 2004
..Imiquimod 5% cream is a topically applied medicament that should be considered as an effective and reliable medical option in the treatment of anogenital warts...
- Superoxide dismutase and myeloperoxidase activities in polymorphonuclear leukocytes in acne vulgaris
Ergul Belge Kurutas
KSU Medical Faculty, Department of Biochemistry, TR-46000 Kahramanmaras, Turkey
Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Panonica Adriat 14:39-42. 2005
..However, the low activity of SOD in PMN may be responsible for the increased levels of superoxide anion radicals in the epidermis. New anti-acne drugs should include substances with lymphocyte stimulating and anti-oxidative properties...
- Role of hepatitis B and C viruses in the etiopathogenesis of vitiligo
J Dermatol 31:506-7. 2004