Volume 25 (2022)
Volume 24 (2021)
Volume 23 (2020)
Volume 22 (2019)
Volume 21 (2018)
Volume 20 (2017)
Volume 19 (2016)
Volume 18 (2015)
Volume 17 (2014)
Volume 16 (2013)
Volume 15 (2012)
Volume 14 (2011)
Volume 13 (2010)
Volume 12 (2009)
Volume 11 (2008)
Volume 10 (2007)
Volume 9 (2006)
Volume 8 (2005)
Volume 7 (2004)
Volume 6 (2002)
Volume 5 (2002)
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Volume 1 (1997)
Management of urticaria: update of Iranian Society of Dermatology clinical practice guideline

Firooz Alireza; Handjani Farhad; Lajevardi Vahideh; Mansouri Parvin; Nassiri-Kashani Mansour; Norouzi Yasaman

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2018, , Pages 35-123


  Urticaria is a common and challenging skin disorder. Diagnosis and treatment of urticaria is not limited to the field of dermatology. General physicians, allergologists and clinical immunologists are also commonly involved in the management of patients with urticaria. Iranian Society of Dermatology developed ...  Read More

Management of urticaria: Iranian Society of Dermatology clinical practice guideline

Firooz Alireza; Hallaji Zahra; Khatami Alireza; Lajevardi Vahideh; Mansouri Parvin; Pedram Mehryan; Zohreh Mozafari; Mansour Nassiri-Kashani; Reza Robati; Hassan Seirafi

Volume 18, Issue 3 , 2015, , Pages 81-96

  Urticaria is a common and challenging skin disorder. Diagnosis and treatment of urticaria is not limited to the field of dermatology. General physicians, allergologists and clinical immunologists are also commonly involved in the management of patients with urticaria.One of the missions of the Iranian ...  Read More

Tzanck smears in herpes simplex virus infections

Banihashemi Mahnaz; Pezeshkpoor Fakhrozaman; Hadis Yousefzadeh; Fatemeh Livani; Gholamreza Ghandeharian

Volume 17, Issue 4 , 2014, , Pages 126-129

  Background: The diagnosis of herpes simplex virus may requirevirological confirmation. Tzanck smear is an old, rapid, costeffective but nonspecific method that has been recently re-evaluatedas a method for the diagnosis of herpes virus infection. This studywas conducted to compare Tzanck smear and viral ...  Read More

A cross-sectional study of clinical, histopathological and direct immmunofluorescence diagnosis in autoimmune bullous diseases

Anchal Jindal; Rushikesh Shah; Neela Patel

Volume 17, Issue 3 , 2014, , Pages 96-100

  Background: Immunobullous diseases are morphologically heterogeneous and the differentiation between various subtypes is essential for proper treatment and prognosis. The aim of our study was to analyze and correlate clinical, histopathological, and immunofluorescence findings in ...  Read More

Microscopic Nikolsky’s Sign: Is It Useful for Diagnosis of Pemphigus Vulgaris?

Barzegari Massoume; Valikhani Mahin; Esmaili Nafiseh; Naraghi Zahra; Nikoo Azita; Kamyab Kambiz; Ghanadan Ali; Tamizifar Banafshe

Volume 11, Issue 2 , 2008, , Pages 64-66

  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune blistering disease, caused by autoantibodies against desmoglein (Dsg) 3 and / or Dsg1 which induce the loss of adhesion between keratinocytes. Nikolsky's sign is the ability to induce peripheral extension of a blister as a consequence of applying lateral ...  Read More

Opinions of experts from Asia on the diagnosis and treatment of pemphigus vulgaris

Samadi Zaynab; Gorouhi Farzam; Davari Parastoo; Firooz Alireza

Volume 9, Issue 4 , 2006, , Pages 335-342

  Background and aim: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is the most common blistering disease in Iran and many other Asian countries with a relatively high incidence and involvement of both skin and mucous membrances in majority of patients. The aim of this study was to assess the opinions of Asian experts on the ...  Read More

Frequency of skin disorders according to ICD 10 in patients referred to the skin clinic of Yazd University of Medical Sciences in the summer of 1999

MT Noor Bala; N Poursina

Volume 8, Issue 3 , 2005, , Pages 190-194

  Background: Getting access to information about expansion and spread of skin diseases and determination of common types of them in any specific area has particular importance. There is no doubt that cultural, social and genetic factors by an important role in the epidemiology of skin diseases. Objective: ...  Read More

Imaging techniques in dermatology

F Fatemi; A Asilian; AA Forouz Mehr

Volume 8, Issue 2 , 2005, , Pages 128-139

  Since the discovery of X-rays, the use of imaging technology has continued to play an important role in medicine. Technological advancements have led to the development of various imaging modalities, most of which have been used to image organs deep within the human body. More recently, attention has ...  Read More

Pigmented Bowens disease mimicking malignant Melanoma: A case report

N Farsi; AR Firooz; M Rashighi Firoozabadi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , 2004, , Pages 66-69

  Pigmented Bowens disease is an in situ squamous cell carcinoma, which is seldom reported in white patients. Herein we report a 20-year-old woman with type III skin, who had this lesion on the fourth finger of her right hand, similar to superficial malignant melanoma, clinically. Although dermoscopic ...  Read More

Evaluation of different diagnostic methods in Onychomycosis

M Karimzadegan Nia; A Miramin Mohamadi; AR Firooz; MR Shidfar

Volume 7, Issue 2 , 2004, , Pages 95-100

  Background: At present time, the diagnosis of onychomycosis is based on clinical signs, direct exam and fungal culture, whereas Pathologic methods have shown to be more sensitive than other methods. Objective: Evaluation of pathologic methods in the diagnosis of onychomycosis in comparison to direct ...  Read More

Pilomatricoma: A clinicopathological review of 22 cases diagnosed in Hamadan Sina Hospital between 1992 and 1999

A Zamanian; M Pilehvar

Volume 5, Issue 2 , 2002, , Pages 28-32

  Background: Pilomatricoma, the most common hair follicle tumor, has a wide variety of clinicopathological characteristics and is often misdiagnosed. Objective: The aim of this study was to explain the clinical and histological spectrum of tumor in order to help for its better diagnosis. Patients and ...  Read More

Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges for dermatologists: What shall we do when we don’t know what to do?

S Shamsaddini

Volume 3, Issue 4 , 2000, , Pages 38-42

  What shall we do when we have done everything we could for the diagnosis and treatment of a patient, but were not successful? What shall we do when there is no definite treatment for a patient? What shall we do when we have no diagnosis or treatment for a patient? Some useful suggestions are presented ...  Read More