Severe Hyoglycemic Attacks and Remission of Type 2 Diabetes and Psoriasis Due to Acitretin
Samir Shukurov 1 * , Reha Erkoç 1, Mahmut Muzaffer Ilhan 1, Mustafa Ozdemir 2, Murat Alay 1, Ertuğrul Taşan 1
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1 Bezmialem Vakıf University, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey
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An 59 year old women with type two diabetes and psoriasis admitted with severe hypoglycemic attacks. Acitretin use was identified as the cause of this attacks. Two years after cessation of acitretin, she is still in remission of diabetes and psoriasis. This condition was attributed to extraordinary prolonged use of acitretin.


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Article Type: Case Report

Eur J Gen Med, 2016 - Volume 13 Issue 1, pp. 70-71

Publication date: 16 Jan 2016

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