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Prof. Erkan Alpsoy

Department of Dermatology

Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Turkey

Professor

 

Email: ealpsoy@akdeniz.edu.tr

 

Qualifications

2003-Present Clinical Professor and Lecturer, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Turkey

1997-2003 Associate Clinical Professor and Lecturer, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Turkey

1994-1997 Assistant Clinical Professor, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Turkey

1982-1988 M.D., Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Turkey

 

Publications (Selected)

  1. Akman A, Uzun S, Alpsoy E. Immunopathologic features of pemphigus in the east Mediterranean region of Turkey: a prospective study. Skinmed. 2010; 8(1): 12-6.
  2. Kaçar C, Sezer I, Kocabaş H, Cay HF, Cevikol C, Alpsoy E, Alkan Melikoğlu M, Akman A. Sacroiliac joint involvement in psoriasis. Rheumatol Int. 2010 Jul; 30(9):1263-6.
  3. Alpsoy E, Dicle Ö, Akman-Karakaş A. Steven-Johnson Sendromu ve Toksik Epidermal Nekroliz. Turkderm-Archives of the Turkish Dermatology and Venerology. 2010;44:180-6.
  4. Sari R, Akman A, Alpsoy E, Balci MK. The metabolic profile in patients with skin tags. Clin Exp Med. 2010;10(3):193-7.
  5. Gulkesen KH, Akman A, Yuce YK, Yilmaz E, Samur AA, Isleyen F, Cakcak DS, Alpsoy E. Evaluation of JPEG and JPEG2000 compression algorithms for dermatological images. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2010;24(8):893-6.
  6. Ekinci NS, Alpsoy E, Karakas AA, Yilmaz SB, Yegin O. IL-17A has an important role in the acute attacks of Behçet's disease. J Invest Dermatol. 2010;130(8):2136-8.
  7. Alpsoy E. Otoimmün Büllöz Hastalıkların Epidemiyolojisi (Epidemiology of Autoimmune Bullous Diseases). 2011; 45 özel Sayı (Supplement) 1: 3-7.
  8. Akman-Karakaş A, Kandemir H, Senol U, Unal A, Duman O, Ciftcioglu MA, Haspolat S, Alpsoy E. Unilateral nevoid telangiectasia accompanied by neurological disorders. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2011 Nov;25(11):1356-9.
  9. Akman-Karakaş A, Kandemir H, Senol U, Unal A, Duman O, Ciftcioglu MA, Haspolat S, Alpsoy E. Authors reply: New clues on the path of understanding unilateral naevoid telangiectasia.J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2011 Dec 21.
  10. Canpolat M, Akman-Karakaş A, Gökhan-Ocak GA, Başsorgun IC, Akif Çiftçioğlu M, Alpsoy E. Diagnosis and Demarcation of Skin Malignancy Using Elastic Light Single-Scattering Spectroscopy: A Pilot Study. Dermatol Surg. 2011 Oct 14.
  11. Alpsoy E. New Evidence-Based Treatment Approach in Behçet's Disease. Patholog Res Int. 2012;2012:871019.
  12. Yilmaz SB, Cicek N, Coskun M, Yegin O, Alpsoy E. Serum and tissue levels of IL-17 in different clinical subtypes of psoriasis. Arch Dermatol Res. 2012;304(6):465-9.
  13. Göksu E, Alpsoy E, Uçar T, Tuncer R. Multiple spinal cavernous malformations in Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome. Neurol Neurochir Pol. 2012;46(5):496-500.
  14. Koc CK, Sallakci N, Akman-Karakaş A, Alpsoy E, Yegin O. Human leukocyte antigens class I and class II in patients with pemphigus in southern Turkey. Int J Dermatol. 2013;52(1):53-8.
  15. Hughes T, Coit P, Adler A, Yilmaz V, Aksu K, Düzgün N, Keser G, Cefle A, Yazici A, Ergen A, Alpsoy E, Salvarani C, Casali B, Kötter I, Gutierrez-Achury J, Wijmenga C, Direskeneli H, Saruhan-Direskeneli G, Sawalha AH. Identification of multiple independent susceptibility loci in the HLA region in Behçet's disease. Nat Genet. 2013;45(3):319-24.
  16. Akman-Karakaş A, Yalcin AD, Koç S, Gumuslu S, Senol YY, Özkesici B, Genc GE, Ergun E, Ongut G, Yilmaz E, Uzun S, Alpsoy E. There might be a role for CD200 in the pathogenesis of autoimmune and inflammatory skin disorders. Med Sci Monit. 2013 Oct 25;19:888-91.
  17. Turunc G, Coskun D, Alibaz-Oner F, Coit P, Duzgun N, Alpsoy E, Yentur SP, Salvarani C, Casali B, Kötter I, Ergun T, Direskeneli H, Sawalha AH, Saruhan-Direskeneli G. TIR-domain-containing adaptor protein gene TIRAP S180L polymorphism is not increased in Behçet's disease patients in two ethnic cohorts. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2013;31(3 Suppl 77):54-6.
  18. Alpsoy E. Paraneoplastik Kaşıntı (Pruritus) ve Eritrodermi (Paraneoplastic pruritus and paraneoplastic erythroderma). Turkderm-Archives of the Turkish Dermatology and Venerology 2013; 47: Özel Sayı 2:8-11.
  19. Akman-Karakaş A, Yalcin AD, Koç S, Gumuslu S, Ergun E, Genc GE, Ongut G, Uzun S, Alpsoy E. Serum soluble CD200 level was higher in patients with bullous pemphigoid during the active phase of the disease than for healthy individuals. Clin Lab. 2014;60(7):1237-40.
  20. Alpsoy E, Akman-Karakas A, Uzun S. Geographic variations in epidemiology of two autoimmune bullous diseases: pemphigus and bullous pemphigoid. Arch Dermatol Res. 2015 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25589418
  21. Ugurlu N, Bozkurt S, Bacanli A, Akman-Karakas A, Uzun S, Alpsoy E. The natural course and factors affecting severity of Behçet's disease: a single-center cohort of 368 patients. Rheumatol Int. 2015 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:26084503
  22. Başsorgun Cİ, Ünal B, Karakaş AA, Alpsoy E, Çiftcioğlu MA, Uzun S. Clinicopathological evaluation of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the mediterranean region of Turkey. Turk Patoloji Derg. 2015;31(2):126-30. doi: 10.5146/tjpath.2015.01300. PMID: 25944392
  23. Ergun T, Seckin D, Baskan Bulbul E, Onsun N, Ozgen Z, Unalan P, Alpsoy E, Karakurt S. The risk of tuberculosis in patients with psoriasis treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor agents. Int J Dermatol. 2015 May;54(5):594-9. doi: 10.1111/ijd.12628. Epub 2015 Mar 6. PMID: 25753908