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Balci, Didem - - 2008
Background and Design: Skin diseases affect physical and social activities and psychological status. The aim of this study was to investigate the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) scores in patients with lichen planus and compared with that in psoriasis patients and healthy controls.
Su, Ozlem - - 2008
Background and Design: Classic Kaposi sarcoma (KS) occurs predominantly among the elderly, with Jews, Italians and Greeks. Classic KS has been seen relatively frequently in Turkey. Our aim was to evaluate the demographic, clinical features of Kaposi sarcoma and etiopathological role of human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8). Treatment results of 18 classic ...
Gideroglu, Kaan - - 2008
Background and Design: The aim of this study was to assess the effects of long term, high dose montelukast administration on normal rat skin by histological examination.
Adisen, Esra - - 2008
Background and Design: Erythema nodosum (EN) is the most common type of inflammatory nodules. Etiologic factors that lead to EN show a wide spectrum including drugs, infections, malignant and inflammatory diseases. The aim of our study was to investigate frequency of etiologic factors, clinical and laboratory findings of EN patients ...
Dogan, Bilal - - 2008
Genital warts and Herpes Zoster are relatively frequent encountered diseases in dermatology practice. Cervical cancers are also caused by some spesific types of human papillomaviruses. The purpose of this review is to give some knowledge about the vaccines which were developed for these diseases. (Turkderm 2008; 42: 108-12)
Hegazi, Mohamed - - 2008
Abnormalities in liver function tests were reported in association with hyperthyroidism. Intrahepatic cholestasis is one form of this association. Reversal of hyperbilirubinemia upon correction of hyperthyroidism supports the causal relationship. Most reported cases have occurred in patients without previous liver disease. We report a case of marked cholestatic jaundice associated ...
Taslipinar, Abdullah - - 2008
The association between schizophrenia and diabetes has been previously documented. Case reports have also demonstrated that initiation of atypical antipsychotic agents may induce or exacerbate diabetes mellitus.
Yenigun, Mustafa - - 2008
Objective: To assess outcomes in Turkish type 1 and 2 diabetic patients given insulin detemir in the multinational PREDICTIVE[TM] study.
Celikci, Meftun - - 2008
Objective: Autoimmune thyroid diseases are often concomitant with the other autoimmune diseases. In this study, our aim was to assess the presence of lupus anticoagulant, which is an antibody involved in the etiology of thrombosis, in patients with autoimmune thyroid diseases.
Salman, Serpil - - 2008
Because of increased risk of colorectal carcinoma, screening by colonoscopy is recommended in patients with acromegaly. Cleansing should be vigorous in these patients due to increased bowel length and delayed colonic transit time. Recently, cases of ph included as a risk factor. The present case is a 63-year old male ...
Karakurt, Feridun - - 2008
Clinically significant metastases to the thyroid gland are very rare; however, they can present as the initial malignancy. We report the case of a 70-year-old woman referred to our Endocrinology outpatient clinic for a thyroid nodule, which was in fact metastasis of malignant melanoma. Because fine-needle aspiration biopsy was not ...
Rowe, Cynthia - - 2008
Incarcerated adolescents are among the most vulnerable groups for STD infection, and substance abuse is prevalent in over half of this population. Substance abuse and HIV/STD-associated risk behaviors are closely linked among juvenile justice-involved youth, but it is unclear whether common antecedents explain these different problems. The current study examined ...
Rhodes, Anne - - 2008
While studies have explored the prevalence and correlates for hepatitis C (HCV) infection in substance-using and incarcerated populations these studies have not examined the attributes of criminal histories for those with HCV infection. This study examines the HCV infection rate as it relates to criminal risk factors using baseline data ...
Pearson, Frank - - 2008
This study examined the relationships between substance abuse, mental health problems and HIV risk behavior in offenders discharged from prison and referred to substance abuse treatment programs. Data from 34 sites (n = 1,358) in a federally-funded cooperative agreement, the Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJDATS), were analyzed. Among ...
Oser, Carrie - - 2008
African-American female inmates are disproportionately affected by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), with heterosexual contact as the primary mode of transmission. This could be the result of racial differences in the strategies used by women to persuade a potential sexual partner to discuss HIV/AIDS and engage in condom use. Data ...
Martin, Steven - - 2008
Brief interventions to reduce harmful or problem behaviors have become increasingly popular in a variety of health fields, including HIV and hepatitis risk reduction. A central issue in intervention research involves the evaluation of what constitutes an effective "dose" of an intervention. This research examines the relative effectiveness of three ...
Kurtz, Steven - - 2008
Gay and bisexual men continue to suffer the highest burden of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. Since the beginning of the epidemic, substance abuse has been shown to be one of the strongest predictors of sexual risk behaviors and seroconversion among this population. Recent research has focused on additional aspects of ...
Knudsen, Hannah - - 2008
The HIV infection rate is increasing among women in general and for female inmates specifically (Maruschak 2004), which makes understanding the correlates of risky sexual behaviors critical for this population. Partner relationships, particularly the extent to which women perceive they have power within the relationship, may be important in modeling ...
Frisman, Linda - - 2008
Among prisoners, past research has associated several factors with HIV risk behaviors, including illicit drug use, engaging in sex trade, older age (for drug-related risk), younger age (for sex-related risk), low education, low income, type of offense, history of abuse, mental health disorders, vulnerability and low self-perceived efficacy. This study ...
Cartier, Jerome - - 2008
Studies have shown that methamphetamine (MA) is rapidly becoming the drug of choice for a large number of substance-abusing offenders and is associated with significantly higher levels of HIV risk behaviors prior to their incarceration. Despite these findings, there has been little follow-up research to determine whether these patterns persist ...
Subramoney, S. - - 2008
John, T. - - 2008
Mitsuyasu, Ronald - - 2008
Dinleyici, Ener - - 2008
Hacimustafaoglu, Mustafa - - 2008
Ciftdogan, Dilek - - 2008
Early recognition and prompt treatment of Kawasaki disease are essential to ensure a successful outcome of coronary artery involvement. A specific diagnostic test is not available and the diagnosis is based on the presence of characteristic clinical findings. However, in some patients with lack of sufficient clinical signs to fulfill ...
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