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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. Dietary glycemic load in adolescent girls with and without acne

Safoura Shakoei; Nazanin Nasri; Ghazal Shariatpanahi; Rezvan Hashemi

Volume 23, Issue 2 , Summer 2020, Pages 43-48


  Background: Acne is a chronic inflammatory skin disease and a cosmetic problem with considerable emotional and psychological side effects and symptoms, such as pain and pruritus. Some controversies exist concerning the involvement of dietary factors, including glycemic load (GL), ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Is there any association between a vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism (FokI) and pemphigus vulgaris?

zeinab Aryanian; Mohammad Keramatipour; Nafiseh Esmaili; Azadeh Goodarzi; Arghavan Azizpour; Ifa Etesami; Maede Rayati Damavandi; Ghazaleh Zarrinrad; Somayeh Ahmadloo; Narges Ghandi

Volume 23, Issue 2 , Summer 2020, Pages 49-55


  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune bullous disease of the skin and mucous membranes caused by activation and proliferation of T cells, production of Th2 cytokine profile and pathogenic antibodies. Vitamin D is a probable immunodeviator to Th2, which its actions are ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Efficacy of topical application of coumarin on incisional wound healing in BALB/c mice

Mohammad Afshar; Mohammadmehdi Hassanzadeh- Taheri; Mahmoud Zardast; Maryam Honarmand

Volume 23, Issue 2 , Summer 2020, Pages 56-63


  Background: Wound healing is one of the main problems faced by medical scientists. Nowadays, herbal compounds are used to accelerate the repairing process. Coumarin is a plant compound with anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects. In the present study, the benefits of using coumarin ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Assessment of serum vitamin D level in patients with cutaneous warts: a case-control study

Azadeh Goodarzi; Mahsa Farshidzadeh; Masoumeh Roohaninasab; Najmolsadat Atefi; Elham Behrangi

Volume 23, Issue 2 , Summer 2020, Pages 64-71


  Background: The use of vitamin D and its analogues in the treatment of warts has been to be effective and painless without any considerable side effects, unlike some other routine safe and effective therapeutic modalities such as cryotherapy that in some cases is really difficult ...  Read More

Original Article
5. The efficacy of IPL and ammonium lactate 14% versus ammonium lactate alone in the treatment of keratosis pilaris

Amir Hossein Siadat; Siamak Rahmani; Fariba Iraji; Ali Asilian; Seyed Mohasen Hosseini; Mohammad Ali Nilfroushzadeh

Volume 23, Issue 2 , Summer 2020, Pages 72-75


  Background: Keratosis rubra pilaris is a common condition with an estimated percentage of 40% involvement in the population. This condition is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and more commonly involves patients with dry skin. In the current study, we evaluated the efficacy ...  Read More

Case Report
6. Sclerotherapy: a bloodless approach in treatment of pyogenic granuloma in children

Manjunath Shenoy; Amina Asfiya; Malcolm Pinto

Volume 23, Issue 2 , Summer 2020, Pages 76-79


  Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a common, acquired tumor-like growth occurring on skin/mucous membranes. It is prevalent in the pediatric age group. It is benign in nature and is caused by chronic low grade trauma. It presents as pink to red elevated pedunculated or sessile mass. There ...  Read More

Case Report
7. Porokeratotic eccrine ostial and dermal duct nevus with extensive linear distribution: a case report

Arghavan Azizpour; Zeinab Aryanian; Azita Nikoo; Maryam Nasimi; Azadeh Goodarzi; Ifa Etesami

Volume 23, Issue 2 , Summer 2020, Pages 80-82


  Porokeratotic eccrine ostial and dermal duct nevus (PEODDN) is known as an uncommon disorder of keratinization in which acrosyringium is involved; however, its causes have yet remained unknown. It is presented clinically by discrete keratotic papules on distal extremities arranged ...  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


  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 , 2020, , Pages 133-138


  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


  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


  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. 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 , 2020, , Pages 123-128


  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

Iranian Society of Dermatology

  Farhad Handjani, MD

Founding Editor:
  Yahya Dowlati, MD, PhD

Deputy Editor:
  Nasrin Saki, MD

Online ISSN: 2717-0721

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