Bone mineral density and bone turnover markers in patients receiving a single course of isotretinoin for nodulocystic acne


Tekin N. S. , ÖZDOLAP S., SARIKAYA S., Keskin S.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, cilt.47, ss.622-625, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 47 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2008.03534.x
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.622-625

Özet

Background High-dose isotretinoin has been reported to have adverse effects on bone mineral density (BMD); however, studies evaluating changes in BMD with isotretinoin therapy at different dosages and with varying treatment durations have produced conflicting results.