Emel Erkek

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute actinic cheilitis-like chemical irritant reaction following accidental contact with ethylene glycol-favorable response to topical 1% pimecrolimus cream: a case report
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Yeditepe University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cutan Ocul Toxicol 27:91-5. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Response to vaccination against hepatitis B in patients with Behcet's disease
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale University School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:1508-11. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint An unusually extensive case of cutaneous anthrax in a patient with type II diabetes mellitus
    E Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale University School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 30:652-4. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical and histopathological findings in Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:639-43. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Focal acral hyperkeratosis: a rare cutaneous disorder within the spectrum of Costa acrokeratoelastoidosis
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Pediatr Dermatol 21:128-30. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint BCL-2-related apoptosis markers in cutaneous human papillomavirus-associated lesions
    Emel Erkek
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Dermatopathol 26:113-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Eruptive vellus hair cysts: report of a pediatric case with partial response to calcipotriene therapy
    Emel Erkek
    Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cutis 84:295-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Giant condyloma acuminata of Buschke-Löwenstein: successful treatment with a combination of surgical excision, oral acitretin and topical imiquimod
    E Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Yeditepe University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:366-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Pigmented terminal hair cysts within an intradermal melanocytic naevus
    E Erkek
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:94-6. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Absence of estrogen and progesterone receptors around the affected vessels of angioma serpiginosum: case report
    Emel Erkek
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Am J Clin Dermatol 7:383-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Acute actinic cheilitis-like chemical irritant reaction following accidental contact with ethylene glycol-favorable response to topical 1% pimecrolimus cream: a case report
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Yeditepe University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cutan Ocul Toxicol 27:91-5. 2008
    ..Herein we report a patient with accidental ethylene glycol contact to the lower lip, who presented with acute, manifest, actinic cheilitis-like chemical irritant reaction and favorably responded to topical pimecrolimus 1% cream...
  2. ncbi request reprint Response to vaccination against hepatitis B in patients with Behcet's disease
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale University School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:1508-11. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to elucidate the response of patients with Behcet's disease to hepatitis B vaccination and to determine whether hepatitis B vaccination has any adverse effects on the course of the disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint An unusually extensive case of cutaneous anthrax in a patient with type II diabetes mellitus
    E Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale University School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 30:652-4. 2005
    ..We present an unusually extensive case of cutaneous anthrax in a patient with newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical and histopathological findings in Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:639-43. 2005
    ..Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome needs recognition by dermatologists because affected patients may present with mucocutaneous and subcutaneous lesions that may simulate other dermatological disorders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Focal acral hyperkeratosis: a rare cutaneous disorder within the spectrum of Costa acrokeratoelastoidosis
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Pediatr Dermatol 21:128-30. 2004
    ..There is enough evidence to consider the former as a histologic variant of Costa acrokeratoelastoidosis syndrome, and a better nomenclature for this disorder would be "acrokeratoelastoidosis without elastorrhexis."..
  6. ncbi request reprint BCL-2-related apoptosis markers in cutaneous human papillomavirus-associated lesions
    Emel Erkek
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Dermatopathol 26:113-8. 2004
    ..Resistance to apoptotic stimuli by viral strategies represents an immunologic escape mechanism during virus-induced tumor development and is critical for efficient replication of the virus...
  7. ncbi request reprint Eruptive vellus hair cysts: report of a pediatric case with partial response to calcipotriene therapy
    Emel Erkek
    Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cutis 84:295-8. 2009
    ..Our aim is to refamiliarize clinicians with a common albeit frequently unrecognized disorder of vellus hair follicles...
  8. doi request reprint Giant condyloma acuminata of Buschke-Löwenstein: successful treatment with a combination of surgical excision, oral acitretin and topical imiquimod
    E Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Yeditepe University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:366-8. 2009
    ..The diagnosis was based on histological examination, immunohistochemical analysis and in situ hybridization for HPV 6 and 11. We recommend a trial of oral retinoid and topical imiquimod in selected cases of GCA...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pigmented terminal hair cysts within an intradermal melanocytic naevus
    E Erkek
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:94-6. 2003
    ..Our observation suggests that pigmented follicular cysts and combined cystic-melanocytic lesions may be attributed to follicular occlusion...
  10. ncbi request reprint Absence of estrogen and progesterone receptors around the affected vessels of angioma serpiginosum: case report
    Emel Erkek
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Am J Clin Dermatol 7:383-6. 2006
    ..Our observations suggest that a hormonal stimulus probably plays no role in the pathogenesis of angioma serpiginosum. The significance of PAS-positive deposits as a diagnostic marker for angioma serpiginosum needs further confirmation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Unilateral transient reactive papulotranslucent acrokeratoderma in a child
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale University School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:564-6. 2007
    ..Further observations are required for unraveling the etiopathogenesis of this disorder and its accurate classification...
  12. doi request reprint Clinicopathologic challenge: linear brown macules on the chest and arm. Linear porokeratosis
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale University School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 47:539-41. 2008
  13. ncbi request reprint Gianotti-Crosti syndrome preceded by oral polio vaccine and followed by varicella infection
    E Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Dermatol 18:516-8. 2001
    ..The present case may support the hypothesis of initial immunization and following viral infection as a possible mechanism for Gianotti-Crosti syndrome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Examination of mycosis fungoides for the presence of Epstein-Barr virus and human herpesvirus-6 by polymerase chain reaction
    E Erkek
    Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:422-6. 2001
    ..The aetiology of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) remains unknown despite numerous investigations. In recent years, retroviruses and human herpesviruses have been implicated to play a causal part in CTCL...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection prevalence in lichen planus: examination of lesional and normal skin of hepatitis C virus-infected patients with lichen planus for the presence of hepatitis C virus RNA
    E Erkek
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 26:540-4. 2001
    ..However our findings suggest that the virus may play a potential pathogenic role by replicating in cutaneous tissue and triggering lichen planus in genetically susceptible HCV-infected patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint An unusual form of generalized granuloma annulare in a patient with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
    E Erkek
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Derm Venereol 81:48-50. 2001
    ..The patient is currently on isotretinoin therapy, with partial resolution of lesions at 3 months follow-up...
  17. ncbi request reprint Examination of Bcl-2, Bcl-X and bax protein expression in psoriasis
    Mukadder Kocak
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 42:789-93. 2003
    ..The blockage of normal apoptotic process in the epidermis is one of the factors implicated in the pathogenesis of psoriasis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bcl-2-related proteins, alpha-smooth muscle actin and amyloid deposits in aggressive and non-aggressive basal cell carcinomas
    Onder Bozdogan
    Department of Pathology, Kirikkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Acta Derm Venereol 82:423-7. 2002
    ..An increased expression of stromal alpha-smooth muscle actin with a concomitant decrease or loss of bcl-2 expression may be highly suggestive of aggressiveness in basal cell carcinoma...
  19. ncbi request reprint Juvenile subcorneal pustular dermatosis: a case report
    Mukadder Kocak
    Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:57-9. 2003
    ..Direct and indirect immunofluorescence and serum protein electrophoresis had negative results. The patient partially recovered after 5 weeks of treatment consisting of oral dapsone and a topical steroid ointment...
  20. doi request reprint A protuberant nodule under the foot
    Emel Erkek
    Kirikkale University School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol 144:547-52. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Evidence of chronic Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in patients with Behçet's disease
    Ergin Ayaslioglu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:428-30. 2004
    ..1%) compared with the control group (13.9%). These finding provide serological evidence of chronic C. pneumoniae infection in association with Behçet's disease...
  22. doi request reprint Terra firma-forme dermatosis
    Emel Erkek
    Department of Dermatology, Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 78:358-60. 2012
    ..The role of urea containing emollients in the development of this disorder remains to be determined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Peripheral neuropathy in Behçet's disease
    Ahu Birol
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Dermatol 31:455-9. 2004
    ..We did not find a predominant motor or sensory nerve involvement. This complication is mentioned and reported rarely in BD...
  24. doi request reprint Dermal vacuoles in two biopsies of psoriasis
    Sebnem Ayva
    Department of Pathology, Kirikkale University School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Australas J Dermatol 49:245-7. 2008
    ..They did not reveal positive immunostaining with CD34 antigen, suggesting that they were not lined by endothelial cells. Final histological diagnosis was psoriasis associated with dermal vacuolization...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tetanus antitoxin seroprevalence in patients with Behçet's disease
    Ergin Ayaslioglu
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:299-301. 2003
    ..There was a significant inverse correlation between antitoxin titres and age in patient and control groups. These findings imply that patients with Behçet's disease have intact overall immunity against tetanus...
  26. doi request reprint Unexpected clinical involvement of hereditary total leuconychia with congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles in three generations
    N Karadeniz
    Zubeyde Hanim Maternity Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:e570-2. 2009
    ..These phenotypes provide valuable insight into the function of the gene(s) localized to 12q13, giving a new perspective on the clinical component of molecular dysmorphology, but this requires further clarification...
  27. doi request reprint Dermatoscopy as an adjunctive diagnostic tool in aquagenic syringeal acrokeratoderma
    Engin Sezer
    Department of Dermatology, Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dermatology 225:97-9. 2012
    ..As far as we are aware, dermatoscopic features of ASA have not been reported so far...
  28. ncbi request reprint Circumscribed accrual hypokeratosis: a report of 2 cases and a brief review of the literature
    Emel Erkek
    Acibadem Maslak Hospital, Büyükdere Caddesi 40, Maslak Sarıyer 34457, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cutis 93:97-101. 2014
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  29. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized controlled trial to determine if cryotherapy can reduce the pain of patients with minor form of recurrent aphthous stomatitis
    Osman Kursat Arikan
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kirikkale University School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:e1-5. 2006
    ..Tissue cooling has long been used in the management of both acute and chronic pain...
  30. ncbi request reprint A case of porokeratotic eccrine ostial and dermal duct naevus of late onset
    A Birol
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyrkkale University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 18:619-21. 2004
    ..The lesions were refractory to treatment with salicylic acid in petrolatum and acitretin for 2 months. This entity should be taken into consideration in the differential diagnosis of linear keratotic cutaneous eruptions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Dermatosis neglecta presenting as a brown verrucous plaster
    Emel Erkek
    Prof Emel Erkek, MD, Acibadem Maslak Hospital, Büyükdere Caddesi 40, Maslak 34457, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 20:122-5. 2012
    ..Reassurance may be sufficient in troublesome cases...
  32. doi request reprint Acquired perforating dermatosis successfully treated with photodynamic therapy
    Engin Sezer
    Department of Dermatology, Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 28:50-2. 2012
    ..As far as we are aware, this is the first case report of photodynamic treatment for acquired perforating dermatosis...
  33. doi request reprint Intraventricular hemorrhage as an unusual presenting form of Sneddon syndrome
    Fatih Bayrakli
    Department of Neurosurgery, Acibadem Maslak Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    World Neurosurg 73:411-3. 2010
    ..Intraventricular hemorrhage is extremely rare in Sneddon syndrome and has not been reported as the presenting complaint...
  34. ncbi request reprint Annular verrucous psoriasis with exaggerated papillomatosis
    E Erkek
    Departments of Dermatology, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Dermatopathol 23:133-5. 2001
    ..We believe that this finding may represent another odd histopathologic feature in psoriasis with verrucous and rupial clinical morphology...
  35. ncbi request reprint Doxycycline-induced staining of permanent adult dentition
    E Ayaslioglu
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Kirikkale University, Turkey
    Aust Dent J 50:273-5. 2005
    ..Doxycycline is the most effective antibiotic for managing brucellosis. Although it is relatively free from side effects, complications involving the skin, nails and teeth may rarely be encountered...
  36. ncbi request reprint Type I hereditary punctate keratoderma associated with widespread lentigo simplex and successfully treated with low-dose oral acitretin
    Emel Erkek
    Arch Dermatol 142:1076-7. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence of hereditary type II punctate porokeratotic keratoderma (spiny keratoderma) with a Wood's light: stars under the moonlight
    Emel Erkek
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:S63-4. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint A mouse skin multistage carcinogenesis model reflects the aberrant DNA methylation patterns of human tumors
    Mario F Fraga
    Cancer Epigenetics Laboratory, Molecular Pathology Program, Spanish National Cancer Centre, Madrid, Spain
    Cancer Res 64:5527-34. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Fordyce angiokeratomas as clues to local venous hypertension
    Emel Erkek
    Arch Dermatol 141:1325-6. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Nicolau's syndrome in a newborn caused by triple DTP (diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis) vaccination
    Emel Erkek
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:S241-2. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Pruritus and intermittent jaundice as clinical clues for Fasciola hepatica infestation
    Hayati Umac
    Liver Int 26:752-3. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Increased tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) and interleukin 1 alpha (IL1-alpha) levels in the lesional skin of patients with nonsegmental vitiligo
    Ahu Birol
    Int J Dermatol 45:992-3. 2006
  43. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus and Behcet's disease
    Emel Erkek
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:1309. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Identification of herpes simplex virus DNA and lack of human herpesvirus-8 DNA in mycosis fungoides
    Emel Erkek
    Acta Derm Venereol 82:214-6. 2002