Severe hyoglycemic attacks and remission of type 2 diabetes and psoriasis due to acitretin Asitretine Bağlı Şiddetli Hipoglisemik Ataklar ve Tip 2 Diyabetes Mellitusta ve Psöriaziste Remisyon

Shukurov S., Erkoç R., İLHAN M. M., Ozdemir M., Alay M., TAŞAN E.

European Journal of General Medicine, vol.13, no.1, pp.70-71, 2016 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.15197/ejgm.01446
  • Journal Name: European Journal of General Medicine
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.70-71
  • Keywords: Acitretin, hypoglycemia, type 2 diabetes mellitus, psoriasis
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: Yes


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.