Table 1 : Demographic data of skin tags patients and controls


Parameter Patients (n=20) Controls (n=10)

Age, years (min-max) 44-65 40-60
Gender (M/F) 7/13 4/6
BMI, kg/m2 (range)
(mean ±SD)
31-41.6
(35.4*±2.4)
25-30
(27±1.8)
Waist circumference (mean ±SD), (M/F), cm 115*±1.6/92*±1.4 88±1.6/75±0.8
Number of skin tags (range) 8-28 None
Family history of diabetes (Yes/No) 11/9 4/6
Diabetic (Yes/No) 2/18 0/10

BMI : Body mass index. Data are presented as mean ± SD. *: Significant compared to control (P < 0.05).

K Hegazy et al.Journal of Diabetes Research and Clinical Metabolism  2013 2:13DOI : 10.7243/2050-0866-2-13