JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.42, no.11, pp.2106-2109, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
ISOTRETINOIN, SPONDYLOARTHROPATHY, ENTHESITIS, INFLAMMATORY LOW BACK PAIN, INFLAMMATORY BACK-PAIN, ACNE-VULGARIS, ANKYLOSING-SPONDYLITIS, SACROILIITIS
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Objective. Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disease involving the pilosebaceous unit of the skin. Isotretinoin is a systemic retinoid that is often used as an effective treatment option for severe and treatment-resistant acne. Isotretinoin may also cause rheumatologic symptoms. The aim of this prospective observational study was to present followup results regarding the rheumatologic symptoms of patients who received systemic therapy for the treatment of acne (isotretinoin and tetracycline).