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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)
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1. 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


  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

2. 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


  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

3. 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


  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

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

5. 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 , Spring 2020, , Pages 1-8


  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

6. 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 , Spring 2020, , Pages 9-15


  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

7. 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

8. 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


  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

9. 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

  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

10. 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

  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

11. 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

  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

12. 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

  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

13. 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

  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

14. Serum prolactin level in psoriasis

Wiwanitkit Viroj

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

  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

15. Facial psoriasis with cytarabine/daunorubicin: A case report

Gheisari Mehdi; Golfeshan Atefe

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

  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

16. Evaluation of Lewis phenotypes in patients with psoriasis

Dadras Mohammad Shahidi; Golfeshan Atefe; Younespour Shima

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

  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

17. 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

  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

18. 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

  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

19. 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

  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

20. 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

  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

21. 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

  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

22. Mucocutaneous manifestations as the first presentations of HIV infection

Balighi Kamran; Soori Tahereh; Fouladi Negar

Volume 16, Issue 3 , 2013, , Pages 105-108

  Background: Mucocutaneous manifestations may occur inevery stage of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.Some of them may be the first presentations. In this study, weevaluated the prevalence of dermatologic manifestations as thefirst presentations of HIV/AIDS in 25 Iranian patients.Method: In ...  Read More

23. Trace elements status in psoriasis and their relationship with the severity of the disease

Shahidi-Dadras Mohammad; Namazi Nastaran; Khalilazar Sara; Younespour Shima

Volume 15, Issue 2 , 2012, , Pages 38-41

  Background: Psoriasis is a common and chronic inflammatory skin disease that has profound adverse effects on patients’ wellbeing. Trace elements are essential to biochemical processes in the body and are involved in immunological and inflammatory reactions such as keratinization and melanin formation. ...  Read More

24. The role of Staphylococcus superantigens in chronic plaque type psoriasis

Najmossadat Atefi; Mehdi Tabaie; Samile Noorbakhsh; Azarmidokht Tabatabaie; Mohammadreza Rezaee; Masomeh Rohaninasab

Volume 15, Issue 1 , 2012, , Pages 1-3

  Background: T cell activation is discussed as an important factor in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. Recently, a lot of attention has been paid to the role of superantigens in T cell activation in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. In this study, the role of staphylococcal superantigens in the pathogenesis ...  Read More

25. Insulin resistance in psoriasis: A case-control study

Farhad Malekzad; Reza Robati; Hamidreza Abaei; Somayeh Hejazi; Azin Ayatollahi; Shima Younespour

Volume 14, Issue 4 , 2011, , Pages 136-139

  Background: Recent studies suggest that psoriasis may be a pathogenic factor for the metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis. The aim of our study was to investigate the metabolic state in psoriatic patients in order to clarify the association between psoriasis and insulin resistance.Methods: This single-centre, ...  Read More