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Iranian Journal of Dermatology is an international, peer-reviewed, quarterly journal coping with original research contributing to the field of dermatology. Iranian Journal of Dermatology  is the official Journal of the Iranian Society of Dermatology (http://www.irsod.net)  aiming to be a publication of international repute that serves as a medium for dissemination and exchange of scientific knowledge in the field of dermatology. Our aim is to publish peer-reviewed articles of current international interest in the form of original articles, review articles, case reports, quizzes and letters in all aspects of dermatology including dermatopathology, procedural dermatology, epidemiologic studies and clinical dermatology.

 

Open Access Policy

All articles published by Iranian Journal of Dermatology are made immediately available worldwide under an open access policy.

Original Article
1. Comparison of COX2 expression in radiation induced basal cell carcinoma and non-radiation induced basal cell carcinoma

Yalda Nahidi; Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Amir Hossein Jafarian; Habibollah Esmaily; Elham Pishnamaz

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2019, Pages 123-128

Abstract
  Background: Radiation-induced basal cell carcinoma (BCC) can be multiple, large, and recurring, which complicates its treatment in some cases. According to reports on the role of cyclooxygenase 2 (COX2) inhibitors in the treatment or prevention of non-melanoma skin cancers and considering ...  Read More

Original Article
2. The association of androgenetic alopecia with metabolic syndrome: a case control study on Iranian population

Ahmad Reza Taheri; Mozhgan Afkhamizadeh; Sara Sabourirad; Omid Hassani; Somaye Ghanizadeh

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2019, Pages 129-132

Abstract
  Background: Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the most prevailing type of progressive hair loss. Thus far, some previous studies have investigated the correlation between AGA and metabolicsyndrome (MetS). However, due to the inconsistency of their results, our study aims at evaluating the ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Carotid doppler ultrasound evaluation in patients with lichen planus

Zeinab Aryanian; Hosein Shahabandaz; Meysam Abdollahzadeh Sangrody; Azar Shirzadian; Soodabeh Tirgartabari; Ali Bijani; Shabnam Fahim; Ifa Etesami; Arghavan Azizpour; Azadeh Goodarzi

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2019, Pages 133-138

Abstract
  Background: Lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory disease associated with an increased risk of subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases. This study aimed to evaluate patients with lichen planus using carotid Doppler ultrasound parameters.Methods: Forty patients with lichen ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Validity and reliability of Persian version of infants’ dermatitis quality of life index (IDQOL) questionnaire

Saman Mohammadi; Saeedeh Farajzadeh; Hossein Safizadeh; Maryam Khalili; Mahin Aflatoonian; Rezvan Amiri; Elham Mohammadrezakhani

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2019, Pages 139-144

Abstract
  Background: Atopic dermatitis is the most common inflammatory skin disease in children. Severe itching may lead to an impaired quality of life in the patients. In this study, we evaluated the validity and reliability of Persian version of a questionnaire regarding the infants’ ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Pattern of pediatric dermatoses and seasonal variations in a tertiary referral center in central India

Sarika Pawar; Vaishali H. Wankhade; Bhagyashree B. Supekar; Rajesh Pratap Singh

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2019, Pages 145-150

Abstract
  Background: Skin diseases in the pediatric population are common worldwide, including rural and urban areas. There is a variation in the pattern and presentation of dermatoses, with eczemas being the most common skin disorder in developed countries and infestations in the developing ...  Read More

Review Article
6. A comprehensive review on vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphism in immune-related diseases with emphasis on dermatologic disorders

Azadeh Goodarzi

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2019, Pages 151-160

Abstract
  There are many immune mediated disorders with the corroborated role of vitamin D or Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms in their pathogenesis, immunologic regulation, and disease characteristics. Therefore, in this review, we searched PubMed data base in regard to the role ...  Read More

Case Report
7. Treatment of varicella skin scars with sequential punch elevation, autologous fat injection and fractional CO2 laser

Reza Kavoussi; Hossein Kavoussi

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2019, Pages 161-164

Abstract
  Varicella is a common viral infection that occasionally results in scar. Despite a number of measurements taken to combat this infection, they have all been either impractical or limited.The current study presents a 28-year-old woman diagnosed with varicella 10 years ago which caused ...  Read More

1. Comparison between the therapeutic effect of microneedling versus tretinoin in patients with comedonal acne: a randomized clinical trial

Golnaz Mehran; Saba Sepasgozar; Masoomeh Rohaninasab; Azadeh Goodarzi; Mohammadreza Ghassemi; Mahrokh Fotooei; Elham Behrangi

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2019, , Pages 87-91

Abstract
  Background: Microneedling has been shown to be a clinically effective and safe treatment for comedonal acne vulgaris. The aim of the present study was to compare the clinical effectof microneedling and the most commonly used topical drug, tretinoin, in the treatment of comedonal acne.Methods: ...  Read More

2. Carotid doppler ultrasound evaluation in patients with lichen planus

Zeinab Aryanian; Hosein Shahabandaz; Meysam Abdollahzadeh Sangrody; Azar Shirzadian; Soodabeh Tirgartabari; Ali Bijani; Shabnam Fahim; Ifa Etesami; Arghavan Azizpour; Azadeh Goodarzi

Volume 22, Issue 4 , 2019, , Pages 133-138

Abstract
  Background: Lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory disease associated with an increased risk of subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases. This study aimed to evaluate patients with lichen planus using carotid Doppler ultrasound parameters.Methods: Forty patients with lichen ...  Read More

3. The effect of metformin in the treatment of intractable and late onset acne: a comparison with oral isotretinoin

Behrangi Elham; Sadeghi Somayeh; Sadeghzadeh-Bazargan Afsaneh; Goodarzi Azadeh; Ghassemi Mohammadreza; Sepasgozar Saba; Rohaninasab Masoomeh

Volume 22, Issue 2 , 2019, , Pages 47-52

Abstract
  Background: Insulin resistance and increased insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 with consequent mammalian target of rapamycin complex (mTORC) 1 overexpression is responsible for acne pathogenesis, especially in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Metformin is shown to improve acne as an adjunct ...  Read More

4. Smoking, alcohol consumption and substance abuse in patients with psoriasis: a cross-sectional study

Robabeh Abedini; Vahideh Lajevardi; Maryam Nasimi; Zahra Hallaji; Mahtab Darvish

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2019, , Pages 92-96

Abstract
  Background: The role of smoking and alcohol consumption in the pathogenesis of psoriasis is well-known; however, certain published studies have focused on the relationship between substance abuse and psoriasis. The present study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence of tobacco ...  Read More

5. A case of altered clinical picture of extensive tinea corporis (tinea as a great mimicker)

Daniel Henry; Adarshlata Singh; Bhushan Madke; Palak Kedia

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2019, , Pages 107-109

Abstract
  Tinea corporis is a superficial dermatophyte infection. This is a case report of a 45-year-old female presenting with a history of erythematous raised lesions with itching all over the body since one year ago. Based on clinical findings, the lesions were diagnosed as tinea corporis. ...  Read More

Publisher:
Iranian Society of Dermatology

Editor-in-Chief:
  Farhad Handjani, MD

Founding Editor:
  Yahya Dowlati, MD, PhD

Deputy Editor:
  Nasrin Saki, MD


Print ISSN: 0021-082X

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