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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.


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All articles published by the Iranian Journal of Dermatology are made immediately available worldwide is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License policy.



Original Article
Serum vitamin D levels in alopecia areata: a case-control study

Saurabh Swaroop Gupta; Aneet Mahendra; Sanjeev Gupta; Rohit Singla

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 1-5


  Background and Aim: Alopecia areata (AA) is a chronic, autoimmune disease that causes non-scarring hair loss. Recently, serum vitamin D has been implicated in the etiopathogenesis of AA due to its immunoregulatory effects. Its deficiency can cause a loss of selftolerance and predispose individuals to ...  Read More

Original Article
Efficacy of topical silicone 5% hydrogel vs. topical hydrocortisone 1% ointment in keloid treatment measured using POSAS score: a randomized, double-blind study

Liyana D Aminuddin; Tarita Taib; Mohamad Rodi Isa; Mohan Arumugam; Sabrina A Wahab

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 6-14


  Background and Aim: Silicone-based products are often used to improve signs and symptoms of hypertrophic and keloid scars. An improved silicone product, ScarLess™ Hydrogel (SH), is a 5% silicone-based super-oxidized hydrogel meant to reduce keloid scars’ vascularity, elasticity, and height. ...  Read More

Original Article
Quality of life in patients with autoimmune bullous disorders: a cross-sectional study

Armaghan Ghareh Aghaji Zare; Afsaneh Radmehr; Sara Saniee; Mohadese Dalvand; Mohammad-Salar Hosseini

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 15-20


  Background and Aim: Autoimmune Bullous Diseases (AIBDs) are characterized by blistering skin and mucous membrane lesions. This study evaluated the quality of life and associated factors in patients with AIBDs.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, we included all clinicallyand laboratory-confirmed AIBD ...  Read More

Original Article
Unusual histomorphologic and immunohistochemical features of mycosis fungoides in patch and plaque stages

Alireza Ghanadan; Kambiz Kamyab; Rokhsareh Yadegar; Mehri Maghsoodi

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 21-25


  Background and Aim: Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common form of primary cutaneous lymphoma, resulting from the infiltration of malignant T cells into skin tissues. The disease has three distinct stages: patch, plaque, and tumor. In the patch and plaque stages, it can mimic the clinical features ...  Read More

Original Article
Demographic and clinical features of infants with hemangioma admitted to Afzalipour Hospital, Kerman

Saeedeh Farajzadeh; Mahin Aflatoonian; Saman Mohammadi; Rezvan Amiri; Maryam Khalili; Zahra Heydarimoghadam

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 26-33


  Background and Aim: Infantile hemangioma is the most common type of vascular tumor in childhood. Risk factors for hemangioma include female gender, low birth weight, prematurity, higher maternal age, and multiple gestations. In this study, for the first time in Kerman, we describe and compare demographic ...  Read More

Short Communication
Bone densitometry in psoriasis vulgaris: first study in Iran

Armaghan Kazeminejad; Lotfollah Davoodi; Zohreh Hajheydari; Erfan Ghadirzadeh; Amirmasoud Taheri; Mohammad Ahmadi; Alireza Mozdastan

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 34-38


  Background and Method: Psoriasis is one of the most common skin diseases. For the first time in Iran, we conducted a case-control study to evaluate bone mineral density in patients with psoriasis vulgaris in comparison with a healthy control group (20 individuals in each group). Our study sample included ...  Read More

Case Report
Urticaria as a sign of auto-inflammatory disorder: second Indian case report

Sunil Narayan Tolat; Anil Gosavi; Vasudha Belgaumkar; Ravindranath Chavan; Nitika Deshmukh; Sweta Tharewal; Nupur Warke

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 39-42


  Schnitzler’s syndrome is an autoinflammatory disorder presenting with wheals, monoclonal gammopathy, and signs of inflammation. A 55-year-old woman presented with reddish, moderately itchy wheals with intermittent fever and arthralgia for two years. Multiple erythematous, edematous plaques were ...  Read More

Case Report
Lepromatous leprosy with an atypical psoriasiform presentation mimicking psoriasis: a case report

Bhagyashree B Supekar; Vrutika H Shah; Jayesh Mukhi; Rajesh P Singh

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 43-48


  Leprosy, just like syphilis, has become a great imitator with its various atypical and unusual presentations. It presents in many diverse ways and can be confused with many infectious and non-infectious forms.It is often misdiagnosed as common disorders like psoriasis, pyoderma, angioedema, pre-vitiligo, ...  Read More

Case Report
Neonatal lupus revealed maternal Sjögren’s syndrome

Molood Safarirad; Ahmad Vosughi Motlagh; Navid Namazi; Sadegh Alavi; Reza Paya; Nastaran Namazi

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, Pages 49-52


  Neonatal lupus erythematosus is a disorder of the fetus or infant caused by certain maternal autoantibodies. Manifestations are usually cutaneous; systemic manifestations are rare. Here, we report a case of neonatal lupus erythematosus, which led to identifying maternal Sjögren’s syndrome.  Read More

Comparison of the efficacy of 2% ketoconazole shampoo vs. 2% climbazole shampoo in the treatment of pityriasis versicolor

Rezvan Amiri; Ziba Omidvand; Saman Mohammadi; Maryam Khalili; Mahin Aflatoonian

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 300-305


  Background: Pityriasis versicolor is a recurrent non-inflammatory superficial fungal infection. Application of antifungal shampoo is a simple treatment modality for pityriasis versicolor that can be used on an extensive surface area. Currently, there is no study to evaluate the efficacy of climbazole ...  Read More

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

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

Comparison of effectiveness between Ketoconazole 2% and Selenium Sulfide 2.5% shampoos in the treatment of Tinea Versicolor

H Ansarin; Gh.H Ghaffar Pour

Volume 8, Issue 2 , 2005, , Pages 93-96

  Background: Tinea versicolor is a common superficial mycosis, which is caused by lipophilic yeasts, malessezia furfur. It is a chronic and recurrent skin disease. It occurs most commonly in young post-pubertal people and in hot and humid climates (North and south provinces of Iran). Objective: Comparison ...  Read More

Lichen planus pigmentosus successfully treated with conventional CO2 laser resurfacing

Ramin Radmanesh; Mohammad Radmanesh

Volume 23, Issue 3 , October 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

Iranian Society of Dermatology

Reza M Robati

Founding Editor:
Yahya Dowlati

Deputy Editor:
Nasrin Saki

Frequency: Quarterly

Online ISSN: 2717-0721

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