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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. 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

http://dx.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

Original Article
2. Effectiveness of the long-pulsed ND:YAG 1064 nm laser with 15% vitamin C (L-acid ascorbate) solution combination therapy in the treatment of patients with atrophic acne scars

Indriana Pratiwi; Retno Widayati; Muslimin Muslimin

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 262-266

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.230299.1088

Abstract
  Background: Vitamin C and long-pulsed Laser Nd:YAG 1064 nm can reduce the severity of acne scars by increasing the number and density of collagen fibers. Furthermore, applying vitamin C after the skin resurfaces can improve its penetration into the skin. This study aimed to prove the difference between ...  Read More

Original Article
3. A study of severe cutaneous adverse drug reactions in Iranian patients

Hossein Mortazavi; Arileza Mortazavi; Anahita Rostami; Mohammadraza Javadi; Robabeh Abedini; Amir Teimourpour; Kheirolah Gholami; Ali Khamesipour

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 267-273

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.230212.1097

Abstract
  Background: Little data on severe cutaneous adverse drug reactions (SCADRs) is available, especially in Iran. Therefore, there is a need for more studies in this field. We aimed to evaluate the clinical pictures and laboratory data of patients with SCADR in a tertiary dermatology center in Tehran, Iran.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
4. The utilization of oral and topical rosella calyx extract (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) to enhance re-epithelialization in Wistar rats (Rattus novergicus)

Nurona Azizah; Musthika Mashitah; Heri Kristianto

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 274-279

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.232855.1108

Abstract
  Background: The management of third-degree burns primarily aims to enhance the re-epithelialization process. Any impairment in this process may cause delayed wound healing. Rosella calyx (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) can act as an immunomodulator, possibly affecting the re-epithelialization process.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Association between nutritional status and scabies infestation in a boarding school in Indonesia: a cross sectional study

Caroline Oktarina; Danny Surya; Putu Martha Gerynda Sukma; Teguh Hopkop Putera Manurung; Sandra Widaty

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 280-285

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.241529.1179

Abstract
  Background: Scabies is an infestation caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominies, prevalent in children with poor nutritional status and hygiene, particularly in overcrowded communities. Indonesia has 14.5% cases of the double burden of malnutrition among school-aged children. As there has been no study ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Effectiveness and safety of formalin 5% vs. combined salicylic acid 16.7% and lactic acid 16.7% in flexible collodion for common and plantar warts: a randomized clinical trial

Mohammad Ali Mapar; Simin Mansorian; Nader Pazyar; Mohammadreza Keshavarz; Atefeh Mansorian

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 286-294

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.243921.1192

Abstract
  Background: Warts are among the most common skin diseases with various recommended treatments, including topical ablation, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. However, given the unsatisfactory response rate, complications, and recurrence, effective treatment remains controversial. This study compared formalin ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Investigating the prevalence of postpartum hair loss and its associated risk factors: a cross-sectional study

Mohammad Ebrahimzadeh-Ardakani; Kazem Ansari; Hesan Pourgholamali; Zahra Sadri

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 295-299

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.248619.1217

Abstract
  Background: Postpartum hair loss is one of the most common childbirth complications, sharing an association with certain clinical and disease-related factors. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of postpartum hair loss and risk factors in women referring to Yazd primary healthcare clinics.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
8. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.249018.1219

Abstract
  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

Original Article
9. Assessment of skin microbiota and biometric parameters: a comprehensive comparison of four types of hand cleansers

Setareh Ameri; Saman Ahmad Nasrollahi; Aniseh Samadi; Fatemeh Amiri; Solmaz Ahmadvand; Somayeh Yadangi; Mahsa Fattahi; Marzieh Ehsani; Alireza Firooz

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 306-314

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2021.282086.1360

Abstract
  Background: Hand hygiene plays a vital role in controlling pathogenic microorganisms’ transmission and maintaining the interaction between skin microbiota and biometric parameters. This study evaluated the effects of hand cleansers including alcoholic gel, alcoholic pad, antibacterial, and simple ...  Read More

Original Article
10. Serum levels of folic acid and vitamin B12 in basal cell carcinoma patients: a case-control study

Maryam Nasimi; Robabeh Abedini; Zahra Halaji; Maryam Hosseinizadeh; Fariba Mohammadi

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 315-319

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.229147.1083

Abstract
  Background: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of malignancy in white populations. It has been hypothesized that dietary factors may play a role in BCC development. In this study, serum levels of folic acid and vitamin B12 were evaluated in patients with BCC to investigate the potential ...  Read More

Original Article
11. Epidemiological study of pemphigus vulgaris in the southwest of Iran: a 15-year retrospective study and a review of literature

Maryam Zahed; Ladan Dastgheib; Maryam Sadat Sadati; Asma Soukhakian

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 320-330

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2021.287288.1370

Abstract
  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a life-threatening autoimmune disease that affects the skin and mucosa. In most regions, little data is available on its epidemiology. This study aimed to present an overview of the worldwide epidemiology of pemphigus and evaluate the epidemiological features of ...  Read More

Review Article
12. Mucocutaneous adverse effects following COVID-19 vaccination: a case series with a comprehensive review of the literature

Parvaneh Hatami; Zeinab Aryanian; Hamed Nicknam Asl; Azadeh Goodarzi

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 331-338

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2021.311094.1451

Abstract
  Since coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines were approved without long-term monitoring, tracking their adverse effects appears to be necessary. Mucocutaneous adverse events are of great importance due to their visibility and the potential effect on inducing fear in patients leading to vaccine ...  Read More

Short Review
13. CO2 laser resurfacing can remove freckles and prevent or postpone malignancies in patients with xeroderma pigmentosum

Ramin Radmanesh; Mohammad Radmanesh

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 339-342

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2021.259184.1280

Abstract
  Background: There is no cure for xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) patients who suffer from persistent freckling and recurrent lifethreatening malignancies. We aimed to remove facial lentiginous pigmentations using CO2 laser resurfacing.Methods: 5 patients with clinically proven XP living in their third decade ...  Read More

Short Communication
14. Surgical pearl: a simple splinting technique for severe (stage III) ingrown nails

Muhammed Mukhtar

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 343-345

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2021.274827.1328

Abstract
  An ingrown toenail is a painful disorder of the lateral nail fold associated with inflammation, infection, and granuloma formation. Various conservative modalities have been described to reduce the pressure of an ingrown nail on its gutter. The invasive option is preferred for severe ingrown nails (grade ...  Read More

Case Report
15. Bednar tumor: a rare neuromesenchymal neoplasm in a rare location

Anup Kumar Tiwary

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 346-349

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.225234.1060

Abstract
  Bednar tumor or pigmented dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is a rare slow-growing dermal tumor of neuromesenchymal origin having low malignant potential. It usually presents as a black, firm plaque or exophytic nodule on the back or shoulder, mostly in black people in their third to fourth decades of ...  Read More

Case Report
16. Adult-onset tuberous sclerosis complex with florid Koenen’s tumors, facial angiofibromas, and asymptomatic cortical tubers

Mohammad Asad Haroon; Tapan Kumar Dhali; Paschal D'Souza; Anu Singhal

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 350-353

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2021.144035

Abstract
  Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by the development of hamartomatous tumors in multiple organs, including the skin. Most patients present early in life with seizures, intellectual disability, and cutaneous angiofibromas. However, patients may often not ...  Read More

Case Report
17. A rare case of a pregnant lady presenting with recurrent blisters and bullae: a case report of pemphigoid gestationis

Karen Christelle; Maryam Mohd Zulkifli; Nani Draman

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 354-357

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2021.144078

Abstract
  Pemphigoid gestationis is an unusual autoimmune dermatosis of pregnancy, and recurrences may occur in consequent pregnancies. This dermatosis begins with intense itching, which progresses to papules and annular plaques and, consequently, vesicles and tense bullae. These lesions typically arise from the ...  Read More

Case Report
18. Syringoma presenting as symmetric eruptive papules on the forearms

Fariba Binesh; Aliakbar Akaberi; Mohammad Ebrahimzadeh-Ardakani; Sara Mirhosseini

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 358-360

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2021.144079

Abstract
  One of the benign tumors of the sweat glands is a syringoma. A rare subtype of this tumor is the eruptive type, which is often seen before or during puberty. Here we report a case of eruptive syringoma in a 15-year-old girl. A 15-year-old girl was visited in our department, with a three-year history ...  Read More

Case Report
19. Alopecic and aseptic nodule of the scalp & cutis verticis gyrata: when rarities meet

Hamed Zartab; Behzad Iranmanesh; Rezvan Amiri; Simin Shamsi Meymandi

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 361-366

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.236771.1149

Abstract
  Background: Alopecic and aseptic nodule of the scalp (AANS) is a rare entity characterized by the presence of sterile, culturenegative nodules/cysts and areas of non-scarring alopecia.Methods: We describe a case on the vertex of a 26-year-old man with a two-week history of a nodular, moderately-fluctuant, ...  Read More

Case Report
20. Composite hemangioendothelioma as a rare malignant condition: a case report and comprehensive literature review

Ali Asilian; Samaneh Mozafarpoor; Azadeh Goodarzi; Mohammad Amin Jafari; Parvin Rajabi; Mehdi Eftekhari

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 367-377

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2021.292130.1396

Abstract
  Composite hemangioendothelioma (CHE) is a rare and little-known condition with combined benign, intermediate, and malignant features. In the current study, we describe the case of a young female with the presentations of CHE, representing the second known case in Iran. Also, we have comprehensively reviewed ...  Read More

Letter to Editor
22. Why do Iranian patients with factitious disorder choose skin symptoms instead of pain? a literature review of factitious disorder in Iranian patients

Ruohollah Seddigh; Hossein MansourKiaei; Amirreza Haji Azizi

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, Pages 382-386

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2021.270282.1311

Abstract
  Background: Factitious disorder (FD) is a psychiatric condition in which the affected person deliberately makes up diseases, injuries, or symptoms. Diagnosing this condition is a serious medical challenge. No studies have been conducted in Iran to show these patients’ clinical and demographic profiles ...  Read More

1. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2019.98371

Abstract
  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

2. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2019.100199

Abstract
  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

3. Lichen planus pigmentosus successfully treated with conventional CO2 laser resurfacing

Ramin Radmanesh; Mohammad Radmanesh

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.111552

Abstract
  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

4. Systemic retinoids in the COVID-19 era – are they helpful, safe, or harmful? a comprehensive systematized review

Afsaneh Sadeghzadeh-Bazargan; Elham Behrangi; Azadeh Goodarzi

Volume 23, Suppl.1(COVID-19) , 2020, , Pages 9-12

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.114847

Abstract
  Nowadays, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has become a global health problem and, given the high mortality and transmission rate of this infection and the lack of approved or specific treatments for it so far, the exploitation of the potentials of existing drugs is of paramount importance, ...  Read More

5. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/ijd.2020.104823

Abstract
  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

Publisher:
Iranian Society of Dermatology

Editor-in-Chief:
  Farhad Handjani

Founding Editor:
  Yahya Dowlati

Deputy Editor:
  Nasrin Saki


Frequency: Quarterly

Online ISSN: 2717-0721

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