U Tursen

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Affiliation: Mersin University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. pmc Pathophysiology of the Behçet's Disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Zeytinlibahce, 33079 Mersin, Turkey
    Patholog Res Int 2012:493015. 2012
  2. ncbi Association of factor V Leiden and prothrombin gene mutation with Behçet's disease
    U Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol Res 293:537-9. 2001
  3. ncbi Case of generalized lichen amyloidosis
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology and of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 42:649-51. 2003
  4. ncbi Cytochrome P450 polymorphisms in patients with Behcet's disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 46:153-6. 2007
  5. ncbi Fixed drug eruption due to tiaprofenic acid
    U Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    J Dermatolog Treat 13:205-6. 2002
  6. ncbi Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and serum lipids in patients with superficial fungal disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University School of Medicine, 33079 Zeytinlibahce, Mersin, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 45:375-9. 2004
  7. ncbi Glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms in patients with Behçet's disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, 33070 Zeytinlibahce Mersin, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol Res 296:185-7. 2004
  8. ncbi Round excision of small, benign, papular and dome-shaped melanocytic nevi on the face
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 43:844-6. 2004
  9. ncbi Apolipoprotein E polymorphism and lipoprotein compositions in patients with Behçet's disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, University of Mersin School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 43:900-3. 2004
  10. ncbi Apolipoprotein E polymorphism and lipoprotein compositions in normolipidaemic xanthelasma patients
    U Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:260-3. 2006

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  1. pmc Pathophysiology of the Behçet's Disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Zeytinlibahce, 33079 Mersin, Turkey
    Patholog Res Int 2012:493015. 2012
    ..There is some clinical evidence suggesting that emotional stress and hormonal alterations can influence the course and disease activity of BD...
  2. ncbi Association of factor V Leiden and prothrombin gene mutation with Behçet's disease
    U Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol Res 293:537-9. 2001
  3. ncbi Case of generalized lichen amyloidosis
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology and of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 42:649-51. 2003
  4. ncbi Cytochrome P450 polymorphisms in patients with Behcet's disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 46:153-6. 2007
    ..Cytochrome P-450 are a multigene family of enzymes involved in the detoxification and occasional activation of a wide variety of chemicals. Our aim was to investigate CYP2C9 and CYP2C19 polymorphisms in patients with BD...
  5. ncbi Fixed drug eruption due to tiaprofenic acid
    U Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    J Dermatolog Treat 13:205-6. 2002
    ..The eruption resolved, leaving post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation within 5 days. The rash returned following tiaprofenic acid rechallenge. It is proposed that fixed drug eruption is a new side effect of tiaprofenic acid...
  6. ncbi Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and serum lipids in patients with superficial fungal disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University School of Medicine, 33079 Zeytinlibahce, Mersin, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 45:375-9. 2004
    ..It was concluded that the presence of apoE2/3 genotype, high HDL-cholesterol levels and the absence of apoE3/3 genotype can be regarded as risk factors for superficial fungal disease, especially dermatophytosis...
  7. ncbi Glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms in patients with Behçet's disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, 33070 Zeytinlibahce Mersin, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol Res 296:185-7. 2004
  8. ncbi Round excision of small, benign, papular and dome-shaped melanocytic nevi on the face
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 43:844-6. 2004
    ..Patients frequently request the removal of benign, papular and dome-shaped nevi for cosmetic or functional reasons. Total excision is probably the most widely used method of removal...
  9. ncbi Apolipoprotein E polymorphism and lipoprotein compositions in patients with Behçet's disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, University of Mersin School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 43:900-3. 2004
    ..Behçet's disease (BD) is a multisystemic disease of unknown etiology characterized by chronic relapsing oral-genital ulcers and uveitis. Some abnormalities in lipoprotein metabolism have been described in patients with BD...
  10. ncbi Apolipoprotein E polymorphism and lipoprotein compositions in normolipidaemic xanthelasma patients
    U Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:260-3. 2006
    ..Apolipoprotein E (apoE) phenotypes and lipoprotein compositions in xanthelasma patients have been reported in different series...
  11. ncbi Evaluation of clinical findings according to sex in 2313 Turkish patients with Behçet's disease
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of Mersin, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 42:346-51. 2003
    ..Higher incidence of severe clinical course and systemic involvement is observed in male patients...
  12. ncbi Sweet's syndrome in a woman with a prothrombin gene (G20210A) mutation
    Umit Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 41:596-7. 2002
  13. ncbi A case of lichen planus-lupus erythematosus overlap syndrome with eyelid involvement
    U Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Turkey
    Eur J Ophthalmol 12:244-6. 2002
    ..To report a case of lichen planus-lupus erythematosus overlap syndrome with eyelid involvement. Lichen planus and lupus erythematosus infrequently coexist in the same patients. Ocular involvement has rarely been reported for both diseases...
  14. ncbi Association between catechol-O-methyltransferase polymorphism and vitiligo
    Umit Tursen
    Mersin University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, 33070 Zeytinlibahce, Mersin, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol Res 294:143-6. 2002
  15. ncbi Cardiac complications in Behçet's disease
    U Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, Department of Chest Disease, and Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 27:651-3. 2002
    ..We report a case of BD with a PT gene mutation, presenting with cardiovascular involvement...
  16. ncbi Glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms in patients with drug eruption
    Nurcan Aras Ates
    Department of Medical Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, 33079 Yenişehir Mersin, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol Res 295:429-33. 2004
    ..The GSTM1 and GSTT1 gene polymorphisms seem to be associated with the development of drug eruption. Further studies may shed additional light on the role of GSTM1, GSTT1 and GSTP1 in drug eruption...
  17. ncbi N-acetyltransferase 2 polymorphisms in patients with Behcet's disease
    L Tamer
    Department of Biochemistry, Mersin University, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 30:56-60. 2005
    ..This finding may have implications for the theories of the pathogenesis of the disease as well as for therapeutic aspects...
  18. ncbi A simple surgical technique for the treatment of steatocystoma multiplex
    T I Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 40:785-8. 2001
    ..In this article, we describe a very simple surgical technique, which was developed by modifying previous reports...
  19. ncbi Eruptive vellus hair cysts: an effective extraction technique for treatment and diagnosis
    T I Kaya
    Department of Dermatology and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:264-8. 2006
    ..Lesions of both patients were diagnosed histologically as eruptive vellus hair cyst, which is a disorder with no standard treatment option...
  20. ncbi Bilateral pulmonary artery aneurysms with protein C and protein S deficiency in a patient with Behçet's disease
    C Ozge
    Department of Chest Disease, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Scand J Rheumatol 33:52-4. 2004
    ..Pulmonary artery aneurysm is a rare but serious complication of Behçet's disease. We describe a patient with Behçet's disease and protein C and S deficiency who developed bilateral pulmonary artery aneurysms...
  21. ncbi Oxidant/antioxidant status in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis
    M Y B Cimen
    Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:647-50. 2003
    ..In summary, this study demonstrated that enzymatic and nonenzymatic antioxidant defence systems are impaired in patients with RAS...
  22. ncbi A simple open comedone extraction technique for Favre-Racouchot disease
    T I Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 21:275-7. 2005
    ..This technique is well tolerated and no complications were observed. We suggest this comedone extraction technique as a simple alternative treatment for this common cosmetic problem...
  23. ncbi Coexistence of osteopoikilosis and discoid lupus erythematosus: a case report
    A Bicer
    Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 21:405-7. 2002
    ..We also discuss the differential diagnosis and the clinical pathologies accompanying osteopoikilosis in the literature...
  24. ncbi Giant recurrent pyogenic granuloma on the face with satellitosis responsive to systemic steroids
    U Tursen
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of Mersin, 33040 Mersin, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 29:40-1. 2004
    ..Systemic steroids may be effective in treating recurrent giant pyogenic granulomas during their high-proliferation phase...
  25. ncbi Severe erythema nodosum due to Behçet's disease responsive to erythromycin
    T I Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, 33079 Zeytinlibahce, Mersin, Turkey
    J Dermatolog Treat 14:124-7. 2003
    ..The hypothetical anti-inflammatory effects of erythromycin, besides its antibiotic properties, are reviewed and discussed to explain such a clinical improvement...
  26. ncbi Uveitis associated with granuloma annulare
    O Oz
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Eur J Ophthalmol 13:93-5. 2003
    ..GA is a benign, usually self-limited dermatosis of unknown origin, causing necrobiotic dermal and subcutaneous papules. So far, ocular involvement has not been reported in GA...
  27. ncbi D-penicillamine treatment for lipoid proteinosis
    Tamer Irfan Kaya
    Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Pediatr Dermatol 19:359-62. 2002
    ..The patient had improved clinically and histopathologically by the end of this treatment. We suggest D-penicillamine as a promising agent, even in low doses, for the treatment of lipoid proteinosis...
  28. ncbi Cutaneous silica granuloma in a child
    Tamer Irfan Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:40-3. 2003
    ..We report this case of cutaneous silica granuloma, which is unusual in children, and emphasize the importance of polarized light microscopic examination of granulomatous skin diseases...
  29. ncbi Long-latency reflexes in patients with Behçet's disease
    Cengiz Tataroglu
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin 33079, Turkey
    J Neurol Sci 220:67-71. 2004
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the utility of LLR and somatosensory-evoked potentials (SEP) in demonstrating subclinical neural involvement in patients with BD...
  30. ncbi An effective extraction technique for the treatment of closed macrocomedones
    Tamer Irfan Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Dermatol Surg 29:741-4. 2003
    ..Light cautery has been used to treat macrocomedones, which are 1 to 3 mm in size; however, its success in larger and chronic lesions is limited...
  31. ncbi Medical pearl: Blue underpants sign--a diagnostic clue for Pseudomonas aeruginosa intertrigo of the groin
    Tamer Irfan Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:869-71. 2005
  32. doi CD4+CD25+ Treg cells in patients with toenail onychomycosis
    Tamer Irfan Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol Res 301:725-9. 2009
    ..Accordingly, we address the possibility that CD4+CD25+ Treg cells may play a role in immune pathogenesis of other superficial fungal infections...
  33. ncbi Prevalence of dermatophytosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Ali Bicer
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mersin University, School of Medicine, 33070 Zeytinlibahce Mersin, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 23:37-40. 2003
    ..This study investigated the prevalence of dermatophytosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and the relationship between sulfasalazine, low-dose methotrexate and steroid therapy...
  34. ncbi Extra-fine insulin syringe needle: an excellent instrument for the evacuation of subungual hematoma
    Tamer Irfan Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, 33079 Zeytinlibahce, Mersin, Turkey
    Dermatol Surg 29:1141-3. 2003
    ..The most commonly used treatment method for subungual hematoma is nail trephining, which has some disadvantages...
  35. ncbi Bone mineral density in patients with Behçet's disease
    Ali Bicer
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 24:355-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion, although it is difficult to draw definite conclusions due to the relatively small sample size, our study confirms that bone mineral density in Behçet's disease was not lower than in healthy subjects...
  36. ncbi Association between vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism and psoriasis among the Turkish population
    Tamer Irfan Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol Res 294:286-9. 2002
  37. ncbi Association of class I HLA antigens with the clinical manifestations of Turkish patients with Behçet's disease
    T I Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 27:498-501. 2002
    ..Of particular note, the results of this study suggest that the presence of HLA-B 51 and the absence of HLA-B35 can be regarded as laboratory risk factors of venous thrombosis in patients with Behçet's disease...
  38. doi Therapeutic use of topical corticosteroids in the vesiculobullous lesions of incontinentia pigmenti
    T I Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:e611-3. 2009
    ..As chlorquinaldol has no known anti-inflammatory activity, we attribute this improvement to difluocortolone valerate. This case shows that early lesions of IP with eosinophilic inflammation are treatable...
  39. ncbi Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis: idiopathic or ultraviolet induced?
    T I Kaya
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 21:270-1. 2005
    ..This case is particular as it reveals strong evidence on this relationship...
  40. ncbi Lack of association with TNF-alpha-308 promoter polymorphism in patients with vitiligo
    Ayca Cordan Yazici
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, 33079 Mersin, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol Res 298:46-9. 2006
    ..05). Moreover, there was no association between TNF-alpha genotypes and types of vitiligo. In conclusion, we suggest that TNF-alpha-308 SNP is not a genetic risk factor for vitiligo susceptibility...
  41. ncbi The prevalence of pediculosis capitis in schoolchildren in Mersin, Turkey
    Aysin Kokturk
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 42:694-8. 2003
    ..Pediculosis capitis is an endemic parasitosis affecting many countries of the world. The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of head lice infestation in Mersin, Turkey...
  42. ncbi The changes in expression of ICAM-3, Ki-67, PCNA, and CD31 in psoriatic lesions before and after methotrexate treatment
    Ayca Cordan Yazici
    Department of Dermatology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Zeytinlibahce, Mersin, 33079, Turkey
    Arch Dermatol Res 297:249-55. 2005
    ..Immunopharmacologic intervention in adhesion event has the potential to improve psoriasis. Inhibition of revascularization may be another mechanism of action of MTX...
  43. ncbi IL-4 expression by neutrophils in psoriasis lesional skin upon high-dose UVB exposure
    Gamze Piskin
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dermatology 207:51-3. 2003
    ..We have found recently that the IL-4 protein detected in situ upon UVB exposure of normal skin was not associated with T cells but with infiltrating neutrophils...
  44. ncbi Demographic and clinical properties of juvenile-onset Behçet's disease: A controlled multicenter study
    Yelda Karincaoglu
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology at Inonu University School of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:579-84. 2008
    ..Behçet's disease (BD) is a multisystemic inflammatory disorder of unknown origin. The disease usually occurs between the second and the fourth decades, whereas it is uncommon in children...
  45. ncbi Treatment of lichen planopilaris with mycophenolate mofetil
    Umit Tursen
    Dermatol Online J 10:24. 2004
    ..Larger studies must be performed to establish the risk-benefit ratio of various therapeutic dosages of MMF for these patients...
  46. ncbi Relationship between ABO blood groups and skin cancers
    Umit Tursen
    Dermatol Online J 11:44. 2005
    ..0001). Old patients had 1.238 times higher risk for skin cancer. Further studies in larger series on blood group antigens are needed to elucidate the relationship between these antigens and skin cancer...