The effect of personal, familial, and environmental characteristics on acne vulgaris: a prospective, multicenter, case controlled study


Karadag A. S. , Balta I., SARICAOĞLU H., Kilic S., KELEKÇİ K. H. , YILDIRIM M., ...More

GIORNALE ITALIANO DI DERMATOLOGIA E VENEREOLOGIA, vol.154, no.2, pp.177-185, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 154 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0392-0488.17.05532-8
  • Journal Name: GIORNALE ITALIANO DI DERMATOLOGIA E VENEREOLOGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.177-185
  • Keywords: Acne vulgaris, Diet, Environmental medicine, BODY-MASS INDEX, SEASONAL-VARIATIONS, DIETARY FACTORS, PREVALENCE, EPIDEMIOLOGY, ADOLESCENTS, SEVERITY, SMOKING, RISK, PERCEPTIONS
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: There are only a few studies about epidemiological features of acne vulgaris in the literature. The aim of this study was to analyze demographic, clinical, familial and environmental characteristics of acne, the role of diet and aggravating factors and association of these factors with acne severity.