Volume 27 (2024)
Volume 26 (2023)
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)
Volume 2 (1998)
Volume 1 (1997)
The relation between Thiopurine Methyl Transferase activity and efficacy and side effects of Azathioprine in patients with Pemphigus Vulgaris

Z Hallaji; Sh Shams Davatchi; M Vali Khani; N Ghandi; M Kar Bakhsh Davari; M Hedayati; AR Firooz

Volume 9, Issue 3 , 2006, , Pages 204-210

  Background and aim: Azathioprine is the most widely used immunosuppressive agent as an adjunct to corticosteroids in the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris (PV). Thiopurine methyl transferase (TPMT) is a key enzyme in azathioprine metabolism and a genetic polymorphism controls its activity in human tissue. ...  Read More

Behavioral characteristics in 3-12 month-old infants with Atopic Dermatitis: A case-control study

Z Pour Pak; AR Firooz; L Sedighi Pour; A Afrooz; Gh.A Afrooz; B Ghobari; A Kazem Nejad

Volume 9, Issue 3 , 2006, , Pages 233-241

  Background and aim: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic disorder that is most common in early childhood. Both immunological and psychological factors are important in AD pathogenesis and should therefore be taken into account. The aim of this study was to compare behavioral characteristics of 30 infants ...  Read More

Serum and whole blood Selenium in children with Atopic Dermatitis: A case-control study

A Kouhkan; Z Pour Pak; R Safar Ali Zadeh; Sh Teimourian; AR Firooz

Volume 9, Issue 2 , 2006, , Pages 143-149

  Background and aim: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, inflammatory, pruritic skin disease usually observed in patients with other allergies. Decreased selenium levels and improvement with selenium supplement are reported in AD. The aim of this study was to compare serum and whole blood selenium in ...  Read More

Prevalence of cutaneous manifestations in end stage renal disease patients under hemodialysis in Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran in 2003

N Naderi; M Mahdavi Mazdeh; AR Firooz; M Heydari Seraj

Volume 8, Issue 6 , 2006, , Pages 489-495

  Background and aim: New modalities in the treatment of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients have increased their life expectancy and quality of life. A wide range of cutaneous manifestations are seen in ESRD patients. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of cutaneous manifestations ...  Read More

Co-occurrence of Angiokeratoma and epidermal nevus: A case report

AR Khatami; AR Firooz; Z Ghorbani; F Gorouhi; A Komeili

Volume 8, suppl , 2005, , Pages 34-37

  Several skin conditions have been reported to occur on epidermal nevi, but it seems that co-occurrence of a vascular lesion and an epidermal nevus is a very rare phenomenon. Herein, a 17- year- old female patient who had presented with skin lesions on her thigh since 4 years ago has been reported. The ...  Read More

The frequency of skin allergens in patients with contact dermatitis

SM Davoudi; AA Karimi Zarchi; S Ghafouri Manesh; AR Firooz; M Nasiri Kashani; Y Dowlati

Volume 8, Issue 3 , 2005, , Pages 166-170

  Background: Eczema is one of the most widely spread inflammatory skin disorders contact dermatitis is an eczematous dermatitis that is produced as a result of contact with a substance in the environment. The substance can act as an irritant or allergen. Every country has allergen particular to itself. ...  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

A comparison between the efficacy of intralesional injection of 2% Zinc Sulfate solution with Glucantime in the treatment of acute old world cutaneous Leishmaniasis: A randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial

AR Firooz; AR Khatami; A Khamesipour; M Nassiri Kashani; MA Nilforoushzadeh; F Behnia; HR Pazoki Toroudi; Y Dowlati

Volume 7, Issue 4 , 2004, , Pages 209-218

  Background: Several treatment modalities have been used for cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) with various results. In vitro and in vivo studies have shown inhibitory effects of zinc sulfate (ZnSO4) on Leishmania parasites. Objective: To compare the efficacy of intralesional injections of 2% ZnSO4 solution ...  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

A review on evidence-based medicine

AR Firooz; AR Khatami

Volume 7, Issue 2 , 2004, , Pages 101-111

  Physicians’ daily need for valid information about diseases, their limited time for finding this information, the inadequacy of traditional sources (E.g. textbooks) to address this matter, the disparity between physicians diagnostic skills and clinical judgment (Which increase with experience) ...  Read More

Prevalence and risk factors of joint diseases in patients with Psoriasis referred to Razi Skin Hospital in Tehran

F Farnaghi; H Seirafi; AR Firooz; F Jamshidi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , 2003, , Pages 19-23

  Background: Psoriatic arthropathy is a seronegative arthropathy seen in some patients with psoriasis, a self-limited and genetically determined skin disease. Objective: To determine the prevalence and risk factors of arthropathy in patients with psoriasis. Patients and Methods: In a prospective, cross-sectional ...  Read More

Patch test and its practical points

M Nasiri Kashani; AR Firooz

Volume 6, Issue 1 , 2002, , Pages 32-42

  Contact dermatitis is an inflammatory skin disease due to contact with different substances and caused by two mechanisms: Allergy and irritation. Contact dermatitis is a common skin disease and the most common occupational dermatosis. Differentiating between allergic and irritant contact dermatitis is ...  Read More

Illness perception and quality of life in patients with Alopecia Areata

AR Firooz; M Rashighi Firoozabadi; B Ghazi Saidi; Y Dowlati

Volume 4, Issue 3 , 2001, , Pages 11-17

  Background: Alopecia areata (AA) is a common disease with an unknown etiology. It is a chronic disease with causes severe disfigurement. So it may significantly affect the patients’ quality of life (QOL). This study was designed to evaluate illness perception and QOL in patients with AA. Patients ...  Read More

Minoxidil in combination with Tretinoin vs. Minoxidil in the treatment of male androgenic alopecia: A randomized, double-blind, parallel clinical trial

N Bouzari; AR Firooz; H Tabatabai; Y Dowlati

Volume 4, Issue 3 , 2001, , Pages 24-29

  Background: Minoxidil is currently an approved treatment for androgenetic alopecia. Topical tretinoin can enhance skin absorption of minoxidil. Objective: This study has been done in order to determine the efficacy and safety of the solution of 0.5% minoxidil+0.05% tretinoin compared to 2% minoxidil ...  Read More

Significant drug interactions in dermatology

H Riahi Dehkordi; AR Firooz

Volume 2, Issue 4 , 1999, , Pages 22-30

  Systemic drugs have been used widely in the treatment of many skin diseases. Although dermatologists are familiar with the guidelines of selecting appropriate patients and prescribing systemic drugs, their knowledge about the side effects and significant interactions of systemic drugs used in dermatology ...  Read More

Guidelines for the use of systemic drugs in the treatment of skin diseases

AR Firooz

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 1999, , Pages 43-45

  Systemic drugs are used in the treatment of several skin diseases. In order to obtain best therapeutic results and prevent side effects, the patients should be carefully screened before and thoroughly evaluated during treatment. In this article guidelines for selection and follow up of patients receiving ...  Read More

A case of toenail Onychomycosis with Scopulariopsis Brevicalis

A Miramin Mohammadi; AR Firooz

Volume 2, Issue 1 , 1998, , Pages 27-32

  During 12 months survey on 33 patients with onychomycosis, only one of them showed infection due to scopulariopsis brevicalis. The case was a 38-year-old male with great toe nail lesion which was diagnosed as Trichophyton rubrum based on smear and culture. The patient was treated with 3 weekly pulses ...  Read More

Case report: A pitfall in dermatopathology

P Sepehri; AR Firooz; Y Dowlati

Volume 1, 3-4 , 1998, , Pages 43-46

  A 47-year-old man with 3 years history of a pruritic plaque, 1×3 cm on his left leg attended a dermatology clinic. An incisional biopsy was done with the differential diagnoses of: 1) Hypertrophic lichen planus, 2) Lichen simplex chronicus, 3) Psoriasis, 4) Bowen's disease. A diagnosis of “Fibroepithelioma” ...  Read More