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)
Volume 4 (2000)
Volume 3 (1999)
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Volume 1 (1997)
Dreaded adverse events due to overdose of methotrexate: a case report

Anil Prakash Gosavi; Ravindranath Brahmadeo Chavan; Rahul Narendra Jaiswal; Vijay Deepak Joshi

Volume 25, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 178-182

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.245779.1201

Abstract
  Methotrexate, an anti-psoriatic drug possessing immunoregulatory, antiproliferative, and anti-inflammatory properties,acts by blocking deoxyribonucleic acid and ribonucleic acid synthesis. It acts especially on rapidly dividing bone marrow cells and proliferating epithelia and mucosae. The toxicity of ...  Read More

Quality of life of psoriasis patients and their partners in Mashhad, Iran

Yalda Nahidi; Bita Kiafar; Zohre Sadeghinejad; Lida Jarahi; Tahmineh Mallakifard

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 17-23

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.244330.1195

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a disease that influences the physical, psychological, and social dimensions of the lives of those affected. We aimed to evaluate the effect of psoriasis disease on the quality of life of patients and their partners.Methods: Forty psoriasis patients were eligible for inclusion ...  Read More

The conundrum of pediatric papulosquamous disorders: a tale of two cases

Ravindranath B Chavan; Vasudha A Belgaumkar; Nitika S Deshmukh; Ranjitha Krishnegowda

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 76-81

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.241056.1180

Abstract
  Papulosquamous disorders constitute one of the common pediatric dermatoses. They are a heterogeneous group consisting of psoriasis, eczema, pityriasis rubra pilaris, and other conditions, where the differential diagnoses are close to each other clinically. Moreover, the presentation of the same disease ...  Read More

Efficacy of secukinumab in the treatment of moderate severe plaque psoriasis at a tertiary care teaching hospital in India

Archana Mavoori; Sneha Pamar; Sudha Bala

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 255-261

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.228477.1076

Abstract
  Background: Secukinumab is a fully humanized IL-17A antagonist approved for managing moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis as well as psoriatic arthritis. This study assessed the speed of action of secukinumab and the improvement in the quality of life in a series of patients.Methods: We aimed to assess ...  Read More

Body mass index and severity of psoriasis: a cross-sectional study

Narges Alizadeh; Seyyede Zeinab Azimi; Somayeh Hoseinzadeh

Volume 24, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 46-52

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.232580.1107

Abstract
  Background: The relationship between body mass index (BMI) and the severity of psoriasis is of debate. We investigated the relationship between BMI and psoriasis area and severity index (PASI) in Northern Iran. Method: In this prospective, observational descriptive study, 190 patients with chronic plaque-type ...  Read More

A study on lipid profile and apolipoprotein levels in psoriatic patients

Hiader Kadhim Alrubaye; Khalil Ismail Alhamdi; Jamal Ahmed Abdel Barry; Majid Hameed Alabbood

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, , Pages 137-141

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.224160.1049

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic, recurrent, inflammatory, and proliferative disease. Previous studies have demonstrated that patients with psoriasis may have an increased risk of developingcoronary artery disease. High serum lipid levels have been suggested in the pathogenesis of this ...  Read More

Phototherapy in dermatology: care, concerns and best practice amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Smitha S Prabhu; Sathish Ballambat Pai; Manasa Narayan Kayarkatte

Volume 23, Suppl.1(COVID-19) , 2020, , Pages 2-8

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.114799

Abstract
  Phototherapy is an essential and useful therapeutic procedure wherein the properties of ultraviolet light are used to cure certain dermatological conditions like psoriasis, vitiligo, and atopic dermatitis. This is usually an office-based procedure dependent on the accurate use of sophisticated phototherapy ...  Read More

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 , October 2020, , Pages 105-111

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.111547

Abstract
  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

The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy based on Cash’s eight-step model in body image of women with psoriasis

Ladan Esmalian Khamseh; Mehdi Asadi Mofarah; Somayeh Toorani

Volume 23, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 1-8

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.108061

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune, complex and progressive disease having various physical, psychological and social consequences. This study aimed to investigate the effect of cognitive behavioral therapy on body image in women with psoriasis. Methods: The research was ...  Read More

The quality of life and its related factors in patients with psoriasis

Hojat Eftekhari; Seyyede Zeinab Azimi; Abbas Darjani; Rana Rafiei; Melika Amookhteh

Volume 23, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 9-15

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.108062

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic disease that may affect patients’ quality of life. We investigated the quality of life (QoL) and its related factors in psoriasis patients. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 123 patients with psoriasis vulgaris were enrolled, who were at the ...  Read More

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

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2019.100200

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

Inverse correlation between glutathione peroxidase activity in psoriatic cutaneous lesions and the severity of the disease

Taheri Ahmad-Reza; Boroumand Nadia; Ebrahimi Safieh; Hosseini Elias; Roohani Mina; Hashemy Seyed Isaac

Volume 22, Issue 2 , 2019, , Pages 65-70

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2019.98374

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic-relapsing inflammatory skin disorder, in whose pathogenesis oxidative stress is suggested to be involved. Among different enzymes that play a role in maintaining the cellular redox balance, we aimed to assess the alteration of glutathione peroxidase (GPX) activity in ...  Read More

Assessment of P-wave indices as atrial fibrillation predictors in psoriasis patients

Namazi Nastaran; Helali Maryam; Pishgahi Mehdi; Ketabi Yasaman

Volume 20, Issue 4 , 2017, , Pages 113-117

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a prevalent chronic T cell mediated inflammatory skin disorder. Recent studies have reported an increase in the incidence of arrhythmia in psoriasis patients who run an excessive risk of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases. P-wave dispersion (PWD) and duration are ...  Read More

Frequency of autoimmune diseases in first degree relatives of psoriatic patients compared with controls: A cross-sectional study

Dastgheib Ladan; Saki Nasrin; Heiran Alireza; Kardeh Bahareh; Saki Mohammad Reza

Volume 20, Issue 3 , 2017, , Pages 79-83

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin disorder with relapsing erythematous scaling plaques and joint or nail involvement. A greater occurrence of other autoimmune diseases has been reported in these patients. Additionally, their family members are more likely to be diagnosed with psoriasis. ...  Read More

Quality of life in patients with psoriasis: A cross-sectional study in a dermatology referral hospital in Tehran, Iran

Abedini Robabeh; Lajevardi Vahideh; Hallaji Zahra; Khodashenas Zohre; Zafar Fatemeh; Nasimi Maryam

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 113-118

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder that can significantly affect a patient’s quality of life (QoL). The goal of this study was to determine the QoL in patients with psoriasis and to investigate the correlation between the QoL, demographic data, and clinical severity of psoriasis.Methods: ...  Read More

Serum vascular endothelial growth factor in Iranian patients with moderate-severe psoriasis before and after treatment: a PASI-75 response as a practical treatment goal

Shahidi-Dadras Mohammad; Abdollahimajd Fahimeh; Younespour Shima; Nikvar Mohammad

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 119-124

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic disease with multiple biochemical and vascular abnormalities. Several studies have evaluated circulating levels of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in psoriasis, but none of them evaluated it after reaching a PASI-75 response, as a practical treatment goal. ...  Read More

Serum leptin levels in psoriatic patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Zahra Hallaji; Vahideh Lajevardi; Robabeh Abedini; Amir Soleymani; Azadeh Goodarzi; Mehrnaz Salehi-Taleghani; Sara Beygi

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 125-130

Abstract
  Background: The prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is higher in patients with psoriasis than in the normal population. Serum leptin levels are higher in patients with psoriasis and in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver. The purpose of this study was to determine the serum levels of ...  Read More

Serum prolactin level in psoriasis

Wiwanitkit Viroj

Volume 19, Issue 2 , 2016, , Pages 65-65

Abstract
  The recent report, “Serum prolactin level in psoriasis”, is very interesting 1. Ghiasi et al. concluded that “it seems that while intracutaneous prolactin may contribute to the pathogenesis of psoriasis, the probable role of pituitary-produced circulating prolactin in the disease process ...  Read More

Facial psoriasis with cytarabine/daunorubicin: A case report

Gheisari Mehdi; Golfeshan Atefe

Volume 18, Issue 4 , 2015, , Pages 182-183

Abstract
  Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease. The most common form of psoriasis is characterized by sharply demarcated, scaly, erythematous plaques. The face is an unusual site for psoriasis. Herein, we report a 43-year-old woman with facial psoriasis that was developed after remission–induction ...  Read More

Evaluation of Lewis phenotypes in patients with psoriasis

Dadras Mohammad Shahidi; Golfeshan Atefe; Younespour Shima

Volume 18, Issue 2 , 2015, , Pages 51-55

Abstract
  Background: It seems that there are similar associated diseases in psoriasis and Lewis (b) negative phenotypes such as diabetesmellitus, cardiovascular events, and metabolic syndrome. Therefore, we decided to evaluate the frequency of Lewis henotypes in patients with chronic plaque type psoriasis. A ...  Read More

Serum prolactin level in psoriasis: Is it really higher than in healthy individuals?

Ghiasi Maryam; Hallaji Zahra; Narimani Shaban Ali

Volume 18, Issue 1 , 2015, , Pages 6-9

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic immune-mediated skin diseasewith a genetic predisposition. Prolactin may contribute to psoriasispathogenesis. However, there has been a debate over the serumlevel of prolactin in psoriatic patients. The aim of this study was todescribe the role of serum prolactin in ...  Read More

ABO blood group antigens in patients with psoriasis and pemphigus vulgaris

Dadras Mohammad Shahidi; Golfeshan Atefeh; Younespour Shima

Volume 18, Issue 1 , 2015, , Pages 16-19

Abstract
  Background: The ABO blood group antigens play a role in thepathophysiology of some diseases and several researches haveinvestigated this relationship in the field of dermatology. In thepresent study, an attempt was made to find the distribution ofblood types in patients with pemphigus vulgaris and chronicplaque ...  Read More

Evaluation of the antioxidant defense status in psoriasis

Hussain Sajjad; Hassan Iffat; Majeed Sabiya; Showkat A Bhat; Hinah Altaf; Peerzada Sajad

Volume 17, Issue 4 , 2014, , Pages 117-121

Abstract
  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of theskin. The etiology of psoriasis is not known exactly. Recently, ithas been suggested that an imbalance in the oxidant- antioxidantstatus due to an increased reactive oxygen species production and/or deficient function of the antioxidant system ...  Read More

Leptin and sex hormones in psoriasis and correlation with disease severity

Tehranchinia Zohreh; Niroomand Mahtab; Kazeminejad Armaghan; Ghahari Mohammad Jafar; Radvar Siamak Esmaeili; Sadat-Amini Seyed Hadi; Younespour Shima; Partovi-Kia Masoud

Volume 17, Issue 2 , 2014, , Pages 43-48

Abstract
  Background: Leptin, a 16-KDa peptide hormone secreted from theadipose tissue, plays an important role in the regulation of energyintake and expenditure and body weight regulation; furthermore,it has a regulatory function on the reproductive system. The aimof this study was to assess the relationship ...  Read More

Impact of dermatological diseases on family members of the patients using Family Dermatology Life Quality Index: A preliminary study in Iran

Handjani Farhad; Kalafi Amir

Volume 16, Issue 4 , 2013, , Pages 128-131

Abstract
  Background: Chronic skin diseases such as vitiligo and psoriasis can impair the quality of life in the patients with these diseases. The impact of chronic and/or severe skin diseases on the lives of family members of the affected patients has only recently been addressed. The tool used for this assessment ...  Read More