Current Issues of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Features of somatotype and body weight component composition in patients with acne: boys and girls of Podillya region of Ukraine

Curr Issues Pharm Med Sci., Vol. 29, No. 2, 97-99

Igor Gunas1, Olexandr Majewski2, Irina Makarchuk2

1 International Academy of Integrative Anthropology
2 Vinnitsa National Medical University named after M.I. Pirogov

DOI: 10.1515/cipms-2016-0020


The article describes the differences in peculiarities of somatotype and body weight component composition in patients with acne, the study population being boys and girls of the Podillya region of Ukraine. In the study subjects, regardless of sex, body muscle mass, bone mass and the mesomorphic somatotype component of those with acne were significantly greater, while fat body mass indicators and the endomorphic somatotype component was smaller – in comparison to that of non-afflicted subjects of similar gender. Regarding the ectomorphic component of somatotype, between the surveyed groups of those with and without acne, whether male or female, no significant differences were revealed. For all indicators, whether the somatotype components or the component composition of body weight, between groups of boys or girls with different degrees of severity of acne, again no significant differences were established.




somatotype components, body weight composition, boys, girls, acne.


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