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Frequency of depression in patients with acne vulgaris treated with short-course low dose oral isotretinoin

Nasim Niknezhad; Behnaz Hamedani; Abbas Zamanian; Reza Mahmoud Robati; Elnaz Hamedani

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, , Pages 150-154


  Introduction: Acne vulgaris affects individuals of all ages, and isotretinoin is the most effective treatment available for this disease. However, serious adverse effects, including the possibility of depression and suicide, could limit its use. This study aimed to investigate the ...  Read More

Association between metabolic syndrome and acne in teenage girls: a cross-sectional study

Ghazal Shariatpanahi; Rezvan Hashemi; Mahsa Asadabadi; Nava Shirzadi; Nazgol Sadat Haddadi; Safoura Shakoei

Volume 23, Issue 3 , October 2020, , Pages 85-90


  Background: Acne is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease predominantly occurring during adolescence; this condition adversely affects a person’s self-esteem and can be associated with metabolic disorders. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components ...  Read More

Safety and efficacy of fluoxetine in the treatment of acne excoriée: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Balakrishna P Nikam; Mohan Kale; Varsha Jamale; Tunika Arora; Asma Hussain; Nishchhal Shrivastav

Volume 23, Issue 3 , October 2020, , Pages 98-104


  Background: Self-inflicted acne excoriée is often observed in patients with compulsive skin picking, posing a challenge for diagnosis and treatment as the exact psychiatric cause remains unknown. Studies have suggested that serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as fluoxetine may help in the management ...  Read More

Dietary glycemic load in adolescent girls with and without acne

Safoura Shakoei; Nazanin Nasri; Ghazal Shariatpanahi; Rezvan Hashemi

Volume 23, Issue 2 , July 2020, , Pages 43-48


  Background: Acne is a chronic inflammatory skin disease and a cosmetic problem with considerable emotional and psychological side effects and symptoms, such as pain and pruritus. Some controversies exist concerning the involvement of dietary factors, including glycemic load (GL), ...  Read More

Comparison of serum levels of calcium, vitamin-D, phosphorous and C-reactive protein in acne patients versus healthy subjects

Azadeh Goodarzi; Elham Behrangi; Mohammadreza Ghassemi; Golnaz Mehran; Niloofar Teymoori; Amir Pouyan Ghahremani; Maryam Biglari Abhari

Volume 23, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 16-20


  Background: Acne vulgaris is among common bothersome skin problems. Recognition of contributing factors would help to prevent acne. Some dietary and inflammatory factors are among suggested etiologies. Accordingly, in this study, the serum levels of calcium, vitamin D, phosphorous ...  Read More

Determination of serum levels of zinc in acne vulgaris patients: a case control study

Azadeh Goodarzi; Masoumeh Roohaninasab; Najmol Sadat Atefi; Afsaneh Sadeghzadeh Bazargan; Mohammadreza Ghassemi; Amir Pouyan Ghahremani; Niloofar Teymoori; Maryam Biglari Abhari

Volume 23, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 28-31


  Background: Acne vulgaris is a dermatologic disorder with a wide variety of distribution and presentation. Its high prevalence and important cosmetic and psychological concerns focusing on contributing factors would be of great value for better approach and prevention of acne vulgaris. ...  Read More

Serum parameters, diet and body mass index in acne vulgaris: a mini review

Azadeh Goodarzi; Masoumeh Roohaninasab; Elham Behrangi; Mohammadreza Ghassemi; Amir Pouyan Ghahremani; Niloofar Teymoori

Volume 23, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 32-34


  Skin as an outer layer of body and a main connection between the body and the environment is a way that pathogens can access the body; Therefore, it has a crucial protecting role for the body because of obstacle functioning and micobiota. Factors that seem to commonly contribute to ...  Read More

Non-medical treatments for inflammatory acne vulgaris: a comprehensive review on laser, radiofrequency and microneedling

Azadeh Goodarzi

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2019, , Pages 97-106


  There are many patients with inflammatory acne vulgaris who are not compliant or eligible to consume acne medications, such as oral antibiotics or isotretinoin. PubMed and Medline databases were searched for all related articles. All finding were summarized and chronologically presented ...  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 the efficacy of oral fenugreek seed extract and azithromycin in the treatment of acne vulgaris: a randomized, triple-blind controlled pilot clinical trial

Sepaskhah Mozhdeh; Mohammadi Ali; Nabavizadeh Sara Sadat; Faridi Pouya; Babaei Amir Hossein

Volume 22, Issue 2 , 2019, , Pages 58-64


  Background: Acne vulgaris is a multi-factorial disease affecting many aspects of life. This study was conducted to compare the efficacy of fenugreek seed extract and oral azithromycin in the treatment of acne vulgaris. Methods: A total of 20 patients with acne vulgaris aged between 12 and 30 years old ...  Read More

Familial risk of acne vulgaris in 8-13 year-old females: A case-control study

Edalatkhah Hassan; Matin Elmira; Ahari Saeid Sadeghieh

Volume 20, Issue 2 , 2017, , Pages 54-58

  Background: Acne vulgaris has a multifactorial pathogenesis; however, the exact role of genetic predisposition is not clear. Some studies have reported an association between familiy historyof acne and moderate to severe acne. In this study, we investigated the relationship between familiy history and ...  Read More

Efficacy and tolerability of adapalene 0.1%-benzoyl peroxide 2.5% combination gel in treatment of acne vulgaris in Indian patients: A randomized investigator-blind controlled trial

Jawade Sugat A.; Saigaonkar Vaidehi A.; Kondalkar Ambika R.

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 105-112

  Background: Topical retinoid based combinations are recommended to enhance the outcome of acne treatment. Adapalene-benzoyl peroxide (BPO) combination gel was approved in 2009 for acne treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of adapalene 0.1%-benzoyl peroxide 2.5% ...  Read More

Efficacy of doxycycline versus azithromycin in the treatment of moderate facial acne vulgaris

Hamideh Moravvej; Akbar Mousazadeh Halim; Maryam Yousefi; Soudabeh Givrad

Volume 15, Issue 1 , 2012, , Pages 7-10

  Background: Acne vulgaris is the most common disorder of pilosebaceous unit. Systemic antibiotics are known to be effective in its treatment. We performed this investigation to compare the efficacy of azithromycin with doxycycline in the treatment of acne vulgaris. Method: A twelve-week study was performed ...  Read More

Comparison of Topical Azithromycin and Clindamycin in the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Acne Vulgaris

Shizarpour Mohammad; Firooz Alireza; Pazooki Hamidreza; Khiabanloo Samad Rezai

Volume 11, Issue 2 , 2008, , Pages 67-72

  Background: Acne vulgaris is the most common cause for dermatology visits and is one of the most common diseases that people experience during their lives. Although this disease is not life-threatening, it may affect the life quality of the patients because of developing irreparable complications on ...  Read More

Comparison of efficacy of Erythromycin with Doxycyclin in the treatment of moderate to severe Acne Vulgaris

MJ Nazemi; AH Ehsani; M Ghiasi; R Mahmooud Robati; F Gouran

Volume 9, Issue 2 , 2006, , Pages 122-126

  Background and aim: Acne vulgaris is a chronic disease of pilosebaceous units which most commonly affects younger people. There are many different treatment modalities; each affects some mechanisms of acne pathogenesis. Systemic antibiotics are one of the most popular methods of treatment. In this study ...  Read More

Endocrinologic evaluation of male patients with Acne Vulgaris

H Seirafi; M Nakhjavani; F Farnaghi; AH Ehsani; P Hashemi; M Ghiasi; A Moosavi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , 2006, , Pages 150-153

  Background and aim: Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous units. Its etiology is unknown. However, several studies have shown that some endocrinologic factors are involved in acne pathogenesis. The aim of this study was to assess some endocrionlogic indices in male patients with ...  Read More

Effects of Isotretinoin on bone density and Calcium homeostasis in patients with Acne Vulgaris

F Ghalamkar Pour; H Morravej Farshi; S Zolghadr

Volume 8, Issue 6 , 2006, , Pages 448-456

  Background and aim: Side effects of long-term systemic isotretinion use with high accumulative doses on skeletal system have been known, but there are few studies about the effects of short term isotretinoin therapy for acne patients. This study was aimed to recognize the effects of systemic isotretinion ...  Read More

Efficacy of topical 2% Ketoconazole cream in patients with Acne Vulgaris with positive smear for Pityrosporum Ovale

MJ Nazemi Tabrizi; AH Ehsani; Y Sedaghat; P Noormohammad Pour; M Mohajer; P Saheb Nazar

Volume 8, Issue 1 , 2004, , Pages 15-18

  Background: Acne vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous unit. The role of Pityrosporum ovale (P.ovale) in the exacerbation of acne is still under debate. Objective: To determine the efficacy of topical 2% ketoconazole cream in comparison to placebo in the treatment of acne vulgaris ...  Read More

Psychological assessment of women with Acne Vulgaris

M Heydari Seradj; N Naderi; E Naderi; M Seyf Naraghi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , 2001, , Pages 30-37

  Background: Studies investigating the possible role of personality and emotional factors in acne vulgaris patients have yielded inconsistent and sometimes contradictory results. Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess personality and psychological functioning in women with acne vulgaris and ...  Read More

Adapalene in treatment of Acne Vulgaris: A review article

MR Mortazavi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , 1999, , Pages 31-34

  The inefficiency of current therapies of acne vulgaris, side effects and teratogenicity of topical and oral retinoids resulted in the need to find out new drugs. Adapalene 0.1% gel or solution with retinoid properties is effective in treatment of acne, and improves both inflammatory and non-inflammatory ...  Read More