Association between isolated female acne and insulin resistance: a prospective study


KARTAL D. , Yildiz H. , Ertas R. , BORLU M. , Utas S.

GIORNALE ITALIANO DI DERMATOLOGIA E VENEREOLOGIA, cilt.151, ss.353-357, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 151 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: GIORNALE ITALIANO DI DERMATOLOGIA E VENEREOLOGIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.353-357

Özet

BACKGROUND: Acne is one of the manifestations of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Nowadays hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance are well-known characteristics of PCOS. The aim of this study was to investigate the relation between isolated female acne and insulin resistance and to determine the effect of hyperandrogenemia in this possible relationship.