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)
Predictive factors associated with antimony treatment failure in anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Kerman: a case-control study

Maryam Khalili; Saman Mohammadi; Mohamadhosein Saeidi; Rezvan Amiri; Amireh Heshmatkhah; Simin Shamsi Meymandi; Mahin Aflatoonian

Volume 25, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 328-335


  Background: Treatment failure of antimony drugs for anthroponoticcutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL) is rising. Recognizing predictivefactors of unresponsiveness to treatment can substantiallyinfluence better ACL management. The goal of this study wasto investigate predictive factors associated with treatment ...  Read More

Efficacy of infrared thermotherapy for treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis: a descriptive study of 39 cases in Mashhad, Iran

Vahid Mashayekhi Goyonlo; Hossein Hassan Abadi; Hanieh Zandi; Jamshid Jamali; Yalda Nahidi; Ahmad Reza Taheri; Bita Kiafar

Volume 24, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 1-5


  Background: The treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis has long been a challenge. The application of heat to the lesions has been described in some studies, with no consensus regarding the types of thermotherapy and their practical implications.We sought to evaluate the efficacy of infrared thermotherapy ...  Read More

Comparison of serum zinc level in acute improved and chronic cutaneous leishmaniasis

Yalda Nahidi; Vahid Mashayekhi Goyonlo; Pouran Layegh; Hoda Marhamati; Mona Najaf Najafi

Volume 24, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 40-45


  Background: Zinc is an effective factor in the immune response against infectious agents; its effect on the course of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is unknown. This study aimed to compare the serum zinc level in patients with acute and chronic CL. Methods: A descriptive study was conducted on 120 CL cases ...  Read More

The effect of different concentrations of topical podophyllin on cutaneous leishmaniasis

Nasrin Hamidizadeh; Behrooz Barikbin; Maryam Yousefi; Abbas Sahraei; Ali Khamesipour; Shima Younespour; Hanif Sadeghitehrani

Volume 14, Issue 2 , 2011, , Pages 48-51

  Introduction: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (CL) is a parasitic disease caused by Leishmania species. Currently accessible treatments remain insufficient, and there is pressure to develop suitable and effectual options. In this study, we used different concentrations of podophyllin in vitro on leishmania parasites ...  Read More

Serum IgE Level in Chronic Lupoid Leishmaniasis

Mashayekhi Vahid; Maleki Masoud; Javidi Zari; Mahmodi Mahmoud; Taheri Ahmad Reza; Mehrabi Reza

Volume 11, Issue 2 , 2008, , Pages 60-63

  Background: It appears that chronic lupoid leishmaniasis is the result of type 2 predominant T helper response to parasite and a defect in the down regulation of IL-4 production during infection. The objective of this study was to evaluate the underlying immune status in these patients and their predominant ...  Read More

Clinical features cutaneous leishmaniasis in Isfahan

Hejazi Seyed Hossein; Dabirzadeh Mansour; Sadeghi Hamid Mirmohammad; Nilfrooshzadeh Mohammad Ali; Baghaei Mehdi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , 2007, , Pages 290-100

  Background and aim: Isfahan is one of the most important endemic areas of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ZCL) in Iran. The objective of this study was to present different clinical pictures of ZCL and to identify the responsible Leishmania species using polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Materials and ...  Read More

Effects of a Nitric Oxide releasing cream on cutaneous Leishmaniasis in animal model

M Bakhshi Zadeh; SH Hejazi; M Baghaei; F Jafari; Z Ghayour; A Khamesi Pour

Volume 8, Issue 4 , 2005, , Pages 260-265

  Background an objective: Leishmaniasis is a common disease endemic in some parts of Iran. Chemical or physical treatments or a combination of both are used for treatment of the disease. Nitric oxide (NO) is important for healing of leishmaniasis in human and animal. This study was designed to evaluate ...  Read More

Efficacy of combined triple therapy (Paramomycin ointment, cryotherapy and intralesional Glucantime) in comparison with intralesional Glucantime for the treatment of acute cutaneous Leishmaniasis

MA Nilforoush Zadeh; F Jaffari; B Malek Afzali

Volume 7, Issue 3 , 2004, , Pages 136-139

  Background: In spite of different methods of treatment, there is not a simple, safe and complete curative treatment for cutaneous Leishmaniasis (CL), yet. Objective: To compare the efficacy of intralesional Glucantime injection alone, with the combined triple therapy of cryotherapy, paramomycin ointment ...  Read More

Topical Trichloroacetic Acid compared with intralesional Glucantime injection in the treatment of acute wet cutaneous Leishmaniasis: An open clinical trial

MA Nilforoosh Zadeh; MR Reiss Zadeh; F Jafari

Volume 6, Issue 2 , 2003, , Pages 34-39

  Background: An easy and effective topical treatment is not yet available for cutaneous leishmaniasis. Objectives: To compare the effect of topical trichloroacetic acid (TCA) and intralesional glucantime injection in the treatment of acute wet cutaneous leishmaniasis. Patients and Methods: Eighty patients ...  Read More

Interferon-γ production and Leishmanin skin test in non-healing cutaneous Leishmaniasis compared with healed individuals

H Mortazavi; A Khamesipour; Z Hallaji; H Bakhshi; A Miramin Mohammadi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , 2002, , Pages 3-9

  Background: Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a self-healing disease, but due to unknown causes, a few cases of CL could get a chronic or non-healing course. These cases of chronic and recurrent leishmaniasis are defined as non-healing. Objectives: Comparison of the production of interferon-γ (IFN-γ) ...  Read More

Assessment of the effect of topical Opium in treatment of cutaneous Leishmaniasis

MA Mapar; H Kavoosi; MA Dabbagh

Volume 4, Issue 4 , 2001, , Pages 23-28

  Background: Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a common cutaneous disease in the middle-east countries such as Iran. Khoozestan is an endemic area for it. The importance of this disease is in the formation of an ugly scar on the face, which damages beauty. There hasn’t been any effective topical treatment ...  Read More

A short review on immunology of Leishmaniasis

Z Eslami

Volume 2, Issue 3 , 1999, , Pages 31-35

  Among the countless examples of interspecific interactions in biology, surely non-could be more interesting than which established between host animals and their specific parasites. The members of the genus Leishmania are peculiar obligate intracellular protozoans in that they proliferate in the enzyme ...  Read More

Clinical features of cutaneous Leishmaniasis and some demographic characteristics in Kerman

افسانه علوی; ایرج اسفندیارپور

Volume 1, 3-4 , 1998, , Pages 29-33

  Cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by leishmania tropica is endemic in Iran. Kerman is the fifth most infected foci of dry type of cutaneous leishmaniasis after Tehran, Mashhad, Naishabor and Shiraz. We studied the clinical features of this disease in 664 patients referred to the dermatology and private ...  Read More