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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. Association between metabolic syndrome and acne in teenage girls: a cross-sectional study

Ghazal Shariatpanahi; Rezvan Hashemi; Mahsa Asadabadi; Nava Shirzadi; Nazgol Sadat Haddadi; Safoura Shakoei

Volume 23, Issue 3 , Autumn 2020, Pages 85-90


  Background: Acne is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease predominantly occurring during adolescence; this condition adversely affects a person’s self-esteem and can be associated with metabolic disorders. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Quality of life of psoriatic patients and their acceptance of the disease

Shrouk Aladl; Abdel-Hady El-Gilany; Bothaina Ghanem; Hassan Fayed

Volume 23, Issue 3 , Autumn 2020, Pages 91-97


  Background: Psoriasis and its acceptance adversely affect the patient’s quality of life. This study aims to measure quality of life of psoriatic patients, psoriasis disability index and acceptance of psoriasis as a disease and their associated factors as well as their interaction. Methods: A total ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Safety and efficacy of fluoxetine in the treatment of acne excoriée: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Balakrishna P Nikam; Mohan Kale; Varsha Jamale; Tunika Arora; Asma Hussain; Nishchhal Shrivastav

Volume 23, Issue 3 , Autumn 2020, Pages 98-104


  Background: Self-inflicted acne excoriée is often observed in patients with compulsive skin picking, posing a challenge for diagnosis and treatment as the exact psychiatric cause remains unknown. Studies have suggested that serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as fluoxetine may help in the management ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Clinical and epidemiological profile of psoriasis patients: a retrospective study in tertiary medical centers, Mangalore, India

Nitin Joseph; Deepti D’Souza; Matthew Antony Manoj; Shajimon Priya Varsha; Tanya Singh; Archit Gupta; Akshiti Kaushik

Volume 23, Issue 3 , Autumn 2020, Pages 105-111


  Background: Psoriasis is an immune-mediated chronic skin disorder. Information regarding its clinic-epidemiological manifestations is limited in parts of Asia. This study was conducted to determine the risk factors, clinical presentation, and management of psoriasis among patients in Mangalore, India. ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Frontal fibrosing alopecia: a clinicopathological study of 22 cases from Shiraz, Southern Iran

Fatemeh Sari Aslani; Nasrin Saki; Mohammad Sasannia

Volume 23, Issue 3 , Autumn 2020, Pages 112-119


  Background: Since its recognition, frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) has increasingly been studied globally in terms of its diverse aspects. Having found no studies describing this condition in Southern Iran, we examined the different clinicopathological features of patients with FFA who referred to Faghihi ...  Read More

Case Report
6. Multidrug resistant Candida glabrata in an oral lichen planus patient

Ensieh Lotfali; Alireza Firooz; Azam Fattahi; Mojgan Borzouie; Behzad Chalaki; Reza Ghasemi; Mohammad Mahdi Rabiei; Sareh Farhadi; Seyed Amirfarshad Esteghamat; Mobina Habibollahi

Volume 23, Issue 3 , Autumn 2020, Pages 120-124


  Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a mucocutaneous disease characterized by inflammation leading to severe damage to the epithelial basal layer. This report describes a case of a 65-year-old Iranian female with a complaint of multifocal white lesions on the buccal and tongue mucosa with a reticular pattern ...  Read More

Case Report
7. Lichen planus pigmentosus successfully treated with conventional CO2 laser resurfacing

Ramin Radmanesh; Mohammad Radmanesh

Volume 23, Issue 3 , Autumn 2020, Pages 125-128


  Lichen planus pigmentosus (LPP) develops as an asymptomatic and dusky pigmentation of the facial skin with no effective treatment. Herein we report a 54-year-old lady with clinical and histopathologic confirmation of LPP who was scheduled to be treated with CO2 laser resurfacing. ...  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. 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

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 , 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

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

Founding Editor:
  Yahya Dowlati

Deputy Editor:
  Nasrin Saki

Online ISSN: 2717-0721

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