Evaluation of the gastrointestinal findings of nodulocystic acne patients during systemic isotretinoin therapy


Tabanlioglu Onan D., Hazar Tantoglu B., Alli N., ÖZKAN S., Samsar U., Koseolglu H. T., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.46, no.3, pp.820-824, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1412-142
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.820-824
  • Keywords: Acne vulgaris, isotretinoin, adverse effects, INFLAMMATORY-BOWEL-DISEASE, ANAL-FISSURE, RISK, ASSOCIATION, COLITIS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: Systemic isotretinoin treatment is an effective treatment modality for nodulocystic acne, the clinical use of which has been associated with reports of adverse events. We conducted a prospective study with the aim of determining the possible gastrointestinal and laboratory findings of nodulocystic acne patients during systemic isotretinoin treatment.