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Kumral, Emre - - 2012
Cerebral involvement of toxoplasmosis is an unusual presentation in non-immunocompromised individuals, and the diagnosis may be challenging due to insignificant radiological findings. We present a case of severe toxoplasma encephalitis in an immunocompetent individual mimicking clinical picture of vertebrobasilar ischemia at onset. The highest diagnostic yield was the detection of ...
Bhattacharjee, Shakya - - 2012
A 48-yr-old female presented with headache and an illusory sensation of spinning of head in respect to environment for last 8 weeks. Her head spinning or vertigo had no particular direction or not precipitated by any specific head posture. Headache is non- specific in nature and intensified in last few ...
Mihci, Ebru - - 2012
Noonan syndrome is an autosomal dominant genetic disease characterized by short stature, webbed neck, typical facial appearance and congenital heart disease. Here we report a 24-yr-old woman patient with the diagnosis of Noonan syndrome who was admitted to our clinic with ischemic stroke caused by atrial fibrillation secondary to hypertrophic ...
Koc, Emine - - 2012
Sjogren's syndrome is a relatively common autoimmune disorder, affecting 2-3% of the adult population. It is characterized by lymphocytic infiltration and destruction of the exocrine glands. Neurological involvement occurs in approximately 20% of patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome. Affected central nervous system may show similar clinical and radiological findings as ...
Coban, Arzu - - 2012
The primary stabbing headache is a syndrome characterized by ultrashort attacks confined to the head, exclusively or predominantly felt in the distribution of the first division of trigeminal nerve. The indomethacin is the drug of first choice for treatment due to headache is good response. In this article, a 25-year-old ...
Kosehasanogullari, Gorkem - - 2012
According to the World Health Organization, one-third of the world population is latently infected with M. tuberculosis and 5%-10% of the infected individuals will develop active tuberculosis. It seems that, in the future, tuberculosis infection will be more important regarding the public health as the prevalence of the HIV infection ...
Emirza, Mine Ayse - - 2012
Objective: Aim of this study is to compare the results of gold standard in diagnosing sleep disorders polysomnography (PSG) with the physician's preliminary diagnosis and complaints of patients in our data of sleep laboratory.
Taskapilioglu, Ozlem - - 2012
Objective: Glatiramer acetate (GA) has been shown to reduce the number of relapses and improve outcomes in relapsing- remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients. The aim of this study is to investigate the efficacy and side effects of GA in RRMS patients treated with it.
Aydin, Mustafa - - 2012
Objective: Hyperthermia may induce pathologic alterations within body systems and organs including brain. In this study, neuronal effects of endogenous and exogenous hyperthermia (41[degrees]C) were studied in rats.
Lahut, Suna - - 2012
The proteome is the sum of all proteins inside a cell, and proteostasis (protein homeostasis) is the stable condition of the proteome. Proteostasis is essential for the cellular and organismal health. Stress, aging and the chronic expression of misfolded proteins challenge the proteostasis machinery and the vitality of the cell. ...
Erdogan, Fatma - - 2010
Multiple myeloma, being a malignant proliferation of plasma cells in the bone marrow, has clinical spectrum varying from monoclonal gammopathy with unknown significance to plasma cell leukemia. The presenting symptoms have usually been bone pain, pathologic fractures or repeating infections. In patients with multiple myeloma, amyloid depositions may be seen ...
Ulusal, Hande - - 2010
Psoriasis ve bulloz pemfigoid birlikteligi daha once bildirilmis olmakla beraber, olusum mekanizmasi halen acikliga kavusmamistir. Yirmi iki yildir plak psoriasisi olan 34 yasindaki kadin hastada, hastaneye yatisi sirasinda boyun ve ust ekstremitelerde yaygin gergin bulloz lezyonlarin gelistigi gozlendi. Vezikuler lezyondan alinan biyopsinin histopatolojik incelemesinde subepidermal bul ve direkt immunofloresan incelemesinde ...
Akgun, Hulya - - 2010
Scabies is an infestation caused by Sarcoptes scabiei and characterised by polymorphous lesions that may include burrows, papules, pustules, crusts and excoriations. Several pruritic diseases may be confused with scabies. Herein, we present a case of scabies with lesions resembling perforating folliculitis diagnosed on the basis of both clinical and ...
Yilmaz, Ahmet - - 2010
Neurofibromatosis is a group of clinically related systemic disorders characterized by autosomal dominant inheritance. Hypophosphatemia may rarely develop due to phosphorus loss in the urine in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1. We present here a 42-year-old male patient with neurofibromatosis type 1, who has two-year history of bone pain ...
Sacar, Tuncer - - 2010
Background and Design: The aim of this study was to determine the efficiency of 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser in different types of verruca.
Mansur, Ayse - - 2010
Background and Design: In recent years, the role of oxidative stress in vitiligo has been widely investigated. Iron and ferritin have important roles in inflammation and oxidative reactions. However, up to date, there are very limited studies on iron metabolism in patients with vitiligo. In this study, we aimed to ...
Gungor, Sule - - 2010
Background and Design: To compare the oral ulcerations and other clinical features seen in recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) and Behcet's disease (BD).
Koc, Ipek - - 2010
Background and Design: Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous unit. While some cosmetic products can trigger acne, topical and cosmetic agents used in the treatment of acne may cause allergic contact dermatitis. Therefore, the choice of cosmetic products is very important for the patients. Limited number of ...
Kutlu, Safiye - - 2010
Background and Design: Acne is an inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous follicle and is generally accepted as a disorder of the adolescence period. However, an increased frequency during post-adolescence has been reported recently, especially in adult women. We aimed to compare sociodemographic and clinical features of patients with adolescent and ...
Sacar, Handan - - 2010
Background and Design: The aim of this study was to determine the distribution of skin diseases during childhood.
Akturk, Aysun - - 2010
Background and Design: In this study, we aimed to determine the prevalence of pressure ulcers and to investigate the clinical features of ulcers and associated factors in patients receiving home health care in the City of Kocaeli.
Gur, Gunes - - 2010
Nail diseases have a negative impact on quality of life both by causing esthetic concerns and functional disturbances. Many disorders of the nail require nail surgery for diagnosis and treatment. Dermatologists, however, often refrain from surgical interventions of the nail due to prejudices that they are delicate and hard to ...
Ozmen, Mine - - 2010
Within psychosomatic approach, patients are evaluated with a multifaceted holistic approach regarding his personality characteristics, his relations with social environment and psychiatric comorbidity in the context of a positive patient-physician relationship. There is a bi-directional relationship between the patients' minds and dermatological diseases; there are a wide variety of factors ...
Altunay, Ilknur - - 2010
Psychodermatology is a new developing area of dermatology. It has been long recognized that dermatologic disease may affect psychological functions in dermatology patient and thus, there is a close relationship between dermatology and psychosomatic medicine. Despite this, the development of scientific methods based on the evidence-based medicine and confirmation of ...
Cetin, Alptekin - - 2010
Dermatological drugs, mostly corticosteroids and isotretinoin, cause different psychiatric adverse effects. During steroid therapy, a wide range of psychiatric conditions, from minor clinical symptoms like insomnia and anxiety to serious psychiatric syndromes like psychosis and delirium might be seen. In medical literature, a causal connection is usually suggested between "isotretinoin", ...
Turan, Senol - - 2010
Although psychodermatologic diseases are diagnosed very easily, their treatment often poses a great deal since they are often associated with psychological conflicts and psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety disorders and delusional disorders. Therefore dermatological treatment modalities might be insufficient for psychodermatologic diseases. Associations between dermatological and psychiatric diseases and ...
Aydemir, Ertugrul - - 2010
This group of diseases are characterised with the aggravated types of stress releasing behaviors like scratching, picking, squeezing, and sucking. Lichen simplex chronicus, prurigo nodularis, neurotic excoriations, trichotillomani, and onychotillomani are the diseases in this group. Depression, anxiety, and obsesif compulsive disease are the main underlying psychologic diseases. They need ...
Altunay, Ilknur - - 2010
Psychodermatology is a working area dealing with the diseases involved by both psychiatry and dermatology. Although the essence of the discipline emerged in antiquity, its evolution and maturation have only been in recent years. Evolutional and maturational process of psychodermatology and its sphere on the basis of various classifications have ...
Mercan, Sibel - - 2010
Borderline personality disorder, addictions, sexual dysfunction disorder and eating disorders are other psychiatric problems which can been seen by dermatological illnesses. Borderline personality disorder, alcohol or drug addiction or eating disorder patients may give harm to their skin as dermatitis artefacta or smoking and alcohol may give harm to skin ...
Mercan, Sibel - - 2010
Psychiatric disorders are comorbid or secondary to dermatologic illnesses in these patients. Depression, anxiety and somatization disorders are most frequent psychiatric disorders accompanied with dermatological disorders. Biopsychosocial evaluation of dermatology patients will help to explain their problems in detail and increase therapeutic success with them. (Turkderm 2010; 44 Suppl 1: ...
Aydemir, Ertugrul - - 2010
Mercan, Sibel - - 2010
The etiology of these dermatological diseases is entirely psychiatric origin. These patients show overconcern to their skin or self inflicted dermatoses unconsciously instead of facing with their real problems. In this group, delusions, dermatitis artefacta, trichotillomania, body dysmorphic disorder can be seen. They use denial as defence mechanism to their ...
Altunay, Ilknur - - 2010
Psychoneuroimmunology is a new discipline which searches dynamic relationship between mind, neuroendocrin system and immune system that is organized via neuropeptides and hormones. It aims to investigate and explain how mental and psychic factors affect immune system and ultimately general health. The skin is an organ which has a critical ...
Tasli, Levent - - 2010
Background and Design: In this report, it has been aimed to investigate the citation rates of the online issues of the "Turkdem" which has been indexed in the Web of Science since 2008. It is aimed also to have a base to comparing with the results of the citations in ...
Gencoglan, Gulsum - - 2010
Utas, Serap - - 2010
Sclerosing lipogranuloma of the male genitalia is a rather uncommon condition. It presents as subcutaneous masses of the penis and scrotum. Paraffinoma or sclerosing lipogranuloma results from an injection of foreign substance such as paraffin or mineral oil. Here in a 23-year-old man presented with multiple small painless penile masses. ...
Ertam, Ilgen - - 2010
Erythema annulare centrifigum is a dermatose which is frequently seen in adults. It is characterized by erythematous lesions which spread asymmetrically to periphery and have a collarette desquamation. Although infection, tumor, food allergy, drug reaction can play a role in the aetiology, most of the cases are idiopathic. A forty-nine ...
Alp, Hayrullah - - 2010
Bullous pemphigoid is a rare pemphigoid disease characterized by separation at the dermal-epidermal junction and common blisters clinically. We have presented a 4 month-old case who developed tense bullae during her first month of life and diagnosed as bullous pemphigoid with elevated serum IgE levels. In spite of the elevated ...
Afsar, Fatma - - 2010
Generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP), which is characterized by fever, chills, rigors, and tiny sterile pustule formation on skin, is a rarely seen dermatose in childhood. Herein, we present a 20-months-old boy diagnosed with GPP based on the typical clinical and histopathological findings. The patient completely recovered after 2.5 months of ...
Dicle, Ozlem - - 2010
Being a common state in the society, iron deficiency might lead to an increase in the dermatological problems associated with it. Alopecia is an important finding among the patients referring to dermatology clinics but studies on different types of alopecia and their relationship with iron deficiency states are controversial and ...
Canpolat, Filiz - - 2010
Background and Design: Striae gravidarum (SG) is a common cosmetic concern for many pregnant women. SG has been reported to be associated with various factors but etiopathogenesis of SG is still not well understood. The aim of this study was to determine the prevelance of SG in primipara pregnant women ...
Atsu, Nilhan - - 2010
Background and Design: Acne is a common disease having profound affect on quality of life. Although various quality of life (QoL) scales have been developed, Cardiff Acne Disability Index (CADI) and Acne Quality of Life (AQOL) scale are most commonly used ones for research. The study aims to investigate the ...
Adisen, Esra - - 2010
Background and Design: Efalizumab is a recombinant, humanized IgG1 monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Recently, because of the cases of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, the marketing authorisation for efalizumab is suspended. This study is designed to examine the problems that we have faced in ...
Bozkurt, Nurhal - - 2010
Background and Design: Psoriasis is a chronic, recurrent, T-cell mediated inflammatory skin disease with multifactorial etiology. It was shown that visfatin, an adipocytokine, induces expression of the tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF- [alpha]), interleukin (IL)-1[beta], IL-6 ve IL-8 in previous studies. In the present study, we aimed to investigate serum visfatin ...
Onsun, Nahide - - 2010
Background and Design: Previous studies reported that there are some relations between psoriasis and the diabetes mellitus. However, incidence rates of diabetes mellitus in psoriasis and also incidence rates of psoriasis in diabetes mellitus are lacking. Our aim was to assess and compare incidence rates of diabetes mellitus in patients ...
Ceyhan, Ali - - 2009
Vohwinkel's syndrome (Keratoderma hereditaria mutilans) is a rare genodermatosis consisting of hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles with a characteristic "honeycomb" appearance, "starfish-shaped" keratotic plaques on the dorsum of hands and feet and fibrous constricting bands (pseudoainhum) at the interphalangeal joints. Associated findings with the disease are cicatricial alopecia, ichthyosiform ...
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