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Volume 19 (2016)
Volume 18 (2015)
Volume 17 (2014)
Volume 16 (2013)
Volume 15 (2012)
Volume 14 (2011)
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Volume 12 (2009)
Volume 11 (2008)
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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

Evaluation of prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity and alopecia areata in children with atopic dermatitis

Saman Mohammadi; Maryam Khalili; Mahin Aflatoonian; Rezvan Amiri; Zahra Sharif; Saeedeh Farajzadeh; Azadeh Mohebbi

Volume 25, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 199-203


  Background: Atopic dermatitis is a chronic relapsing inflammatoryskin disease that has possible associations with other diseases suchas allergic conditions, autoimmune skin diseases, and systemicdiseases. We evaluated the prevalence of alopecia areata andthyroid autoimmunity in children with atopic dermatitis.Methods: ...  Read More

Evaluation of personality traits of patients with alopecia areata according to a five-factor model

Bita Kiafar; Vahideh Sabeti; Farhad Faridhoseini; Lida Jarahi; Samaneh Salamian

Volume 25, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 204-209


  Background: Alopecia areata is one of the most common causesof hair loss. In this study, the personality traits and stress levelsof patients with alopecia areata were assessed and comparedwith a control group based on the NEO Five-Factor Inventory(FFI) and Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) questionnaires.Methods: ...  Read More

Study of total serum immunoglobulin E level and prevalence of atopy in alopecia areata patients

Nadia Abdalhafid Elsherif; Salwa Abdalsalm El-Dibany; Azza SH Greiw

Volume 24, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 80-84


  Background: Alopecia areata (AA) is non-scarring hair loss. Its etiopathology is not fully known, most evidence considered AA an immunologically mediated disease. To compare serum levels of total immunoglobulin E (IgE) between AA patients and healthy subjects, and to assess whether AA is associated with ...  Read More

Study of vitamin D deficiency in patients with alopecia areata attending a dermatology center in Iran

Robabe Abedini; Saeed Shakiba; Narges Ghandi; Farnaz Yazdaniamjad; Nazgol-Sadat Haddadi; Maryam Nasimi

Volume 24, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 97-101


  Background: Alopecia areata (AA) is an autoimmune disease involving the inflammation of hair follicles. In many autoimmune diseases, inadequate levels of vitamin D have been reported. We aimed to determine the association between vitamin D levels and AA. Methods: In this case-control study, 50 AA patients ...  Read More

Immunohistochemical analysis of T-cell subsets in the inflammatory infiltrates of alopecia areata and its comparison with androgenetic alopecia

Azadeh Rakhshan; Afshin Moradi; Hedieh Peiroolia

Volume 23, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 21-27


  Background: Androgenic hair loss (AGA) and alopecia areata (AA) are common conditions which sometimes are histologically difficult to differentiate. This study was conducted to detect differentiating features of these two disorders with IHC analysis of T-cell subsets in the inflammatory ...  Read More

Evaluating the serum zinc and vitamin D levels in alopecia areata

Saniee Sara; Zare Armaghan Ghareaghaji; Radmehr Afsaneh

Volume 21, Issue 3 , 2018, , Pages 77-80


  Background: Alopecia areata (AA) is a common localized nonscarring hair loss. Vitamin D and such trace elements as zinc have significant immunomodulatory roles and are reduced in many autoimmune diseases. We aim to evaluate the zinc and vitamin D levels in AA patients belonging to an Iranian population. Methods: ...  Read More

The influence of osteopontin on the pathogenesis of alopecia areata and its association with disease severity

Nasiri Soheila; Iranmanesh Behzad; Gheisari Mehdi; Abdollahimajd Fahimeh; Nobari Niloufar

Volume 21, Issue 2 , 2018, , Pages 43-47


  Background: Alopecia Areata (AA) is an autoimmune disease affecting hair follicles. Although many details are well specified in the pathogenesis of the disease, there exist certain aspects which require more investigations. Given the fact that the increase in Th-1 immunity is the essential part of the ...  Read More

Mycosis fungoides and alopecia areata: A case report

Rafiei Rana; Eftekhari Hojat; Granmayeh Siamak; Shafaei Sareh

Volume 19, Issue 3 , 2016, , Pages 97-100

  Mycosis fungoides (MF), the most common type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, is histologically characterized by atypical T lymphocytes with cerebriform nuclei that infiltrate the epidermis. Alope  Read More

Cryotherapy as an alternative therapy for the treatment of recalcitrant alopecia areata

Radmanesh Mohammad; Azar-Beig Mohsen

Volume 16, Issue 2 , 2013, , Pages 49-52

  Background: The cold-induced inflammation of cryotherapy mayalter the immunologic processes and structural components ofthe hair follicles responsible for AA. The aim of this study was tostudy the efficacy of cryotherapy in alopecia areata, and totalis.Method: Forty-four patients with recalcitrant scalp ...  Read More

Efficacy of dinitrochlorobenzene in the treatment of alopecia areata

Zahra Fazel; Mahnaz Banihashemi; Mohammad-Javad Yazdanpanah; Hadis Yousefzadeh

Volume 15, Issue 4 , 2012, , Pages 127-130

  Background: Various kinds of sensitizers are administrated foralopecia areata treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluatetreatment response to Dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB) in alopeciaareata patients.Method: In this study, 117 patients were treated with DNCBunder a specific checklist. All patients ...  Read More

Depression and quality of life in Iranian patients with Alopecia Areata

Mahsa Ghajarzadeh; Maryam Ghiasi; Shahrbanoo Kheirkhah

Volume 14, Issue 4 , 2011, , Pages 140-143

  Background: Alopecia Areata (AA) is a skin disease which affects 0.2 % of general population. Unlike its little physical impairment, Alopecia areata causes a lot of cosmetic problems but most clinicians do not pay attention to mood disorders and the impaired quality of life as the consequences of disease. ...  Read More

Serum iron and ferritin levels in alopecia areata

Wani Aejaz Ali; Jan Nighat

Volume 14, Issue 3 , 2011, , Pages 92-94

  Background: Alopecia Areate (AA) is a recurrent non-scarring patchy hair loss of autoimmune origin in a genetically susceptible individual although environmental factors may be contributory. The aim of this study is to evaluate serum iron and ferritin levels in patients with AA. Methods: Fifty patients ...  Read More

Correlation between the severity of alopecia areata and its risk factors

Maryam Akhyani; Hasan Seirafi; Zahra Hallaji; Pardis Kiani; Sara Sabouri rad; Hosein Ahrar Mohammad

Volume 14, Issue 1 , 2011, , Pages 6-11

  Background: Alopecia Areata (AA) is a recurrent non-scarring type of hair loss that can affect any hair-bearing area. Prognosis of AA is unpredictable and most patients experience more than one episode of hair loss. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the severity of ...  Read More

A Comparative Study on the Prevalence of Depression and Suicidal Ideation in Dermatology Patients Suffering from Psoriasis, Acne, Alopecia Areata and Vitiligo

Pouran Layegh; Hamid Reza Arshadi; Sara Shahriari; Fakhrolzaman Pezeshkpour; Yalda Nahidi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , 2010, , Pages 106-111

  Background: Due to their chronic nature, influences on the body image, hopelessness toward complete recovery and frequent recurrences, dermatological diseases seem to be one of the important predisposing factors in depression and suicidal ideation. Thus, the present study aimed at evaluating the degree ...  Read More

Treatment of Severe Alopecia Areata Using Methotrexate as an Adjunctive Drug in Combination with Intravenous and Oral Corticosteroid

Malekzad Farhad; Eshghi Gholamreza; Ebadi Atyeh; Younespour Shima

Volume 13, Issue 3 , 2010, , Pages 91-95

  Background: Alopecia areata is one of the most common human autoimmune disorders and its severe types are refractory to all conventional therapies. Corticosteroids have been used in severe alopecia areata since 1950s but there is concern over complications caused by high doses of corticosteroids. Methotrexate ...  Read More

Efficacy of Topical Diphencyprone in the Treatment of Alopecia Areata

Maryam Akhiani; Hasan Seyrafi; Farshad Farnaghi; Parastoo Banan; Vahideh Lajvardi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , 2008, , Pages 103-107

  Background: Topical immunotherapy with diphencyprone (DPCP) for the treatment of severe alopecia areata has been used since 1983 and is felt to be the treatment of choice for chronic extensive alopecia areata. Highly variable results have been reported. The purposes of this study were to evaluate the ...  Read More

Latanoprost for the Treatment of Alopecia Areata of Eyelashes

Akhyani Maryam; Jafari Alireza Keshtkar; Seyrafi Hassan; Ghaninedjad Hayedeh; RezaPazouki Hamid; Tousi Siavash; Robati Reza Mahmood; Davari Parastoo; Firooz Alireza

Volume 11, Issue 1 , 2008, , Pages 7-10

  Background: Latanoprost, a prostaglandin F 2a analogue, is an intraocular pressure lowering drug used in the treatment of glaucoma. Increase in eyelash number, length, pigmentation, curvature is reported after using topical Latanoprost in these patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect ...  Read More

Selenium in patients with Alopecia Areata: A case-control study

V Feizi; H Mortazavi; B Barik Bin; M Yousefi; AR Ranjbar

Volume 8, Issue 3 , 2005, , Pages 195-200

  Background: Autoimmune mechanisms are involved in the etiology of Alopecia areata. It is also shown that Selenium has some effects on regulation of autoimmune mechanisms. Objective: To compare the plasma level of Selenium between those with and without Alopecia areata. Patients and Methods: In this case-control ...  Read More

Efficacy of topical immunotherapy of extensive and/or chronic Alopecia Areata with Diphencyprone

M Emad; Sh Aghaei; P Jafari

Volume 8, Issue 3 , 2005, , Pages 211-217

  Background: Highly variable results of topical immunotherapy with Diphencyprone (DPC) in the treatment of Alopecia areata have been reported so far. Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of DPC in the treatment of severe and chronic chronic Alopecia areata. ...  Read More

Eye involvement in Alopecia Areata

AR Keshtkar Jafari; M Akhyani; A Akhavan Malayeri; V Kheiri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , 2003, , Pages 33-37

  Background: Alopecia areata is a patchy hair loss that may occur in any hair bearing area on the body. There are many reports of ocular abnormalities such as lens and retinal changes in alopecia areata. Objective: To evaluate ocular alterations in alopecia areata with regard to the lens and retina. Patients ...  Read More

Comprehensive clinical pattern of Alopecia Areata in patients referred to skin clinics in Kerman province from June 2000 to June 2002

S Shamsoddini; VR Sepehr

Volume 5, Issue 4 , 2002, , Pages 20-27

  Background: Alopecia areata has a wide range of different clinical presentations. It may present as localized or diffuse hair thinness without hair loss, a small patch of hair loss or may progress to alopecia totalis and universalis. Objectives: Determination of clinical patterns of alopecia areata in ...  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

Efficacy of EMLA cream in reduction of the pain of intralesional Corticosteroid injection in Alopecia Areata

ZB Mousavi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , 1999, , Pages 31-34

  Background: EMLA cream is a eutectic mixture of Lidocaine and Prilocaine used to induce local anesthesia for dermatological procedures. Objective: This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of EMLA cream in reducing the pain of intralesional injection of steroid in patients with alopecia areata. ...  Read More