Acne vulgaris clinical profile and its relationship with insulin resistance in males vs. Females: A comparative study
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2021, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 964-970
AbstractTo analyse the clinico-epidemiological profile of acne vulgaris and its relationship with insulin resistance among males and females. Material and method: The present cross sectional observational study was conducted in the department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy at Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu from January 2020-May 2021 among 500 clinically diagnosed patients of acne vulgaris attending the out-patient department. General physical examination including BMI, anthropometry which includes height, weight, triceps skin thickness and waist/hip ratio was done. Investigations comprised of fasting blood sugar and fasting insulin levels. These assess the insulin resistance based on HOMA-IR.
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