The effects of anabolic androgenic steroid abuse on gingival tissues


Ozcelik O. , Haytac M. C. , Seydaoglu G.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, cilt.77, ss.1104-1109, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 77 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1902/jop.2006.050389
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1104-1109

Özet

Background: Anabolic androgenic steroid (AAS) is the familiar name for synthetic derivatives of the male sex hormone, testosterone. A large number of young adults abuse AAS to enhance performance and physical appearance. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of AAS abuse on the gingival tissues in a group of bodybuilders and weight lifters.