Evaluation of Skin Findings in Adult Obese Dermatology Outpatients

Erdogan H. K., Gokdemir G., Purisa S., Altunay I. K.

TURKDERM-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY, vol.45, no.4, pp.184-187, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Background: The relationship between systemic diseases and obesity is well-known, but the dermatological effects of obesity are ignored. In the literature, a few articles have appeared concerning the skin findings related to obesity. Our objective was to evaluate the skin findings in obese patients who applied to dermatology outpatient clinic and to compare obese and non-obese outpatients.