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Serum folic acid, vitamin B12, vitamin D, and homocysteine levels in Iranian children with vitiligo

Saeedeh Farajzadeh; Mahin Aflatoonian; Saman Mohammadi; Hamid Sharifi; Maryam Khalili

Volume 25, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 315-320


  Background: Hyperhomocysteinemia and vitamin D deficiency maybe involved in the pathogenesis of vitiligo. This study comparedthe serum levels of vitamin D, homocysteine, vitamin B12, andfolic acid between vitiligo-affected children and healthy children.Methods: Using a case-control design, 30 children ...  Read More

Impact of vitiligo on quality of life of patients in Herat, Afghanistan

Abdul Malik Hooshmand; Nasar Ahmad Shayan

Volume 24, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 220-226


  Background: Vitiligo is a chronic pigmentary disorder of the skin. Although predominantly asymptomatic and not life-threatening, vitiligo may considerably affect patients’ quality of life (QoL). It has been suggested that vitiligo patients suffer from low selfesteem and poor body image, which may ...  Read More

Social participation in vitiligo patients and its association with quality of life

Mojgan Karbakhsh; Kosar Hedayat; Azadeh Goodarzi; Maryam Ghiasi; Narges Ghandi

Volume 24, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 6-10


  Background: Vitiligo is a stigmatizing, chronic, and usually progressive skin disorder that affects patients' quality of life and can interfere with their social participation. There are no studies in developing countries focusing on this aspect. Hence, we assessed social participation in patients with ...  Read More

Different characteristics of early-onset vitiligo versus lateonset vitiligo

Akbar Mokhtarpour neilagh; Farzam Alizadeh; Mehdi Aghazadeh Barenji; Shahin Behrouz Sharif; Amin Sedokani

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, , Pages 132-136


  Background: Vitiligo is an acquired disorder characterized by the selective destruction of melanocytes, culminating in white macules on the skin. It usually begins at an early age; however, late-onset vitiligo also may occur. The disease burden arising from the psychological effects, ...  Read More

A study on the clinico-epidemiological profile of vitiligo patients and its association with endocrine, audiological and ocular abnormalities

Sonal Agarwala; Shashikant Malkud

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, , Pages 155-162


  Background: Vitiligo is an acquired condition resulting from the progressive loss of melanocytes. It may be associated with disorders of pigmented tissues of the eyes and ears, and withdisorders of the endocrine organs. Aim: To study the clinico-demographic profile of vitiligo patientsand ...  Read More

Correlation between serum α-MSH and vitamin D levels in vitiligo patients

Mohammad Ahmad Abdalla; Mohammad Shahatha Nayaf; Sura Zahim Hussein

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, , Pages 163-167


  Background: Vitiligo is a skin disease caused by the destruction of melanocytes of the epidermis, leading to well-defined white patches that are often distributed symmetrically. The presentstudy aimed to determine the correlation relationship between the α-MSH and vitamin D serum levels among Iraqi ...  Read More

Intralesional tranexamic acid as an effective treatment for repigmentation after depigmentation therapy with monobenzyl ether of hydroquinone: a case report

Nasrin Saki; Alireza Heiran; Elham Sheikhi Ghayur

Volume 22, Issue 2 , 2019, , Pages 79-81


  Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder involving 1% of the population. One of the first line depigmenting agents is monobenzyl ether of hydroquinone (MBEH). Repigmentation following sun exposure; however, can occur after successful treatment with MBEH. This study describes a 54-year-old gentleman who presented ...  Read More

Serum level of vitamin D3 in vitiligo patients before and after treatment with narrow band UVB. Is there an association with treatment?

Nahidi Yalda; Layegh Pouran; Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Vida Vakili; Golsan Kardan

Volume 22, Issue 1 , 2019, , Pages 1-6


  Background: Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder of the skin characterized by the loss of melanocytes through different mechanisms. Narrow band UVB (NBUVB) is a safe and effective treatment for vitiligo that acts by inducing the synthesis of cytokines involved in melanogenesis. NBUVB appears to be involved ...  Read More

Alexithymia in vitiligo patients: a case-control study

Maghami Zohreh; Mozhdeh Sepaskhah; Sarani Ebrahim Moghimi; Bagheri Zahra; Maghami Mohamad

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2018, , Pages 138-141


  Background: Vitiligo is a common pigmentary disorder affecting mental health, and alexithymia is a trait associated with multiple cutaneous disorders. This study was conducted to compare vitiligo patients and controls as concerns alexithymia. Methods: Fifty-two patients with vitiligo and 61 non-vitiligo ...  Read More

Evaluation of nail characteristics in patients with vitiligo

Lajevardi Vahideh; Ghiasi Maryam; Falahati Ali Asghar; Goodarzi Azadeh

Volume 20, Issue 3 , 2017, , Pages 69-74

  Background: Vitiligo is an acquired skin discoloration with melanocytic destruction. Vitiligo is associated with other autoimmune disorders; hence, an autoimmune etiology is among the most important theories for this disorder. The nails can be involved in numerous cutaneous or systemic non-cutaneous ...  Read More

Serum levels of vitamin B12, folic acid, and homocysteine in patients with vitiligo

Ghiasi Maryam; Lajevardi Vahide; Farahbakhsh Abbas

Volume 18, Issue 2 , 2015, , Pages 45-50

  Background and Aim: Vitiligo is a hypopigmentation disorder of the skin that is associated with depression and an impaired quality of life. There has been conflicting reports on the association between the disease and the serum levels of homocysteine, vitamin B12, and folic acid.In this study,serum levels ...  Read More

Serum homocysteine level in vitiligo patients

Yalda Nahidi; Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Habibollah Esmaili

Volume 17, Issue 3 , 2014, , Pages 81-84

  Background: Vitiligo is a common cutaneous depigmentation disorder caused by the destruction of melanocytes. The exact etiopathogenesis of this disorder is not well known, but a complex of genetic, immunologic, inflammatory, and cytotoxic factors have been implicated. According to ...  Read More

Vitamin D serum level in vitiligo patients: A case-control study from Iran

Lajevardi Vahideh; Nazemi Mohammad Javad; Khodashenas Zohreh; Ebadi Mohammad-Sadegh

Volume 17, Issue 2 , 2014, , Pages 59-62

  Background: Generalized vitiligo is characterized by autoimmunedestruction of melanocytes, which results in patches of thedepigmented skin and the overlying hair. Vitamin D is an essentialhormone synthesized in the skin and is responsible for skinpigmentation. Low vitamin D levels have been noted in ...  Read More

Association between vitiligo and diabetes mellitus: a case control study

Shahzad Shahid; Taheri Ahmad Reza; Javidi Zari; Dorgalaleh Akbar; Tabibian Shadi; Bamedi Taregh; Dorgalaleh Saeed; Moemeni Mohammad

Volume 17, Issue 1 , 2014, , Pages 22-26

  Background: Vitiligo is a common acquired disorder of the skin. The disease is characterized by depigmented macules and patches on the skin. Autoimmunity has a crucial role in the pathogenesis of the vitiligo. Vitiligo is frequently associated with different autoimmune diseases such as thyroid abnormalities ...  Read More

Impact of dermatological diseases on family members of the patients using Family Dermatology Life Quality Index: A preliminary study in Iran

Handjani Farhad; Kalafi Amir

Volume 16, Issue 4 , 2013, , Pages 128-131

  Background: Chronic skin diseases such as vitiligo and psoriasis can impair the quality of life in the patients with these diseases. The impact of chronic and/or severe skin diseases on the lives of family members of the affected patients has only recently been addressed. The tool used for this assessment ...  Read More

Repigmentation of vitiliginous facial area after Q-switched Nd-YAG laser therapy for depigmentation: Is it a case of true reverse Koebner phenomenon in vitiligo?

Mohammad Radmanesh; Nasibeh Sohrabian; Ramin Radmanesh

Volume 16, Issue 4 , 2013, , Pages 159-161

  The patients with universal vitiligo and residual pigmented patches usually do not benefit from available repigmenting methods and are better scheduled for depigmentation by medical, laser,and or freezing procedures. A 37-year-old lady with universal vitiligo and remaining pigmentation ...  Read More

Non-cultured autologous melanocytes of outer root sheath and bulge area transplantation for repigmentation of the stable generalized vitiligo patches: a pilot study

Abbasi Ali; Toossi Parviz; Shakoei Safoura; Abolhasani Ehsan; Younespour Shima

Volume 16, Issue 3 , 2013, , Pages 83-88

  Background: Different modalities have been tried in order totreat stable vitiligo. Culturing melanocytes is time consumingand expensive. Therefore, new methods using autologousmelanocytes are sought. We aimed to compare the mixed nonculturedautologous melanocytes of the outer root sheath andthe bulge ...  Read More

308-nm excimer laser plus topical calcipotriol in the treatment of vitiligo; A single blind randomized clinical study

Hassan Seirafi; Maryam Daneshpazhouh; Somayeh Khezri; Pardis Kiani; Sara Sabouri Rad; khadijeh Moghadam; Farzaneh Khezri

Volume 14, Issue 2 , 2011, , Pages 58-63

  Background: There is a large variety of therapeutic agents for the treatment of vitiligo, but it still remains a challenge. Narrow-band UVB phototherapy and 308-nm excimer laser have been shown to be safe and effective for the treatment of vitiligo. Topical calcipotriol has recently been reported to ...  Read More

The 308-nm xenon chloride excimer laser in combination with topical calcipotriol in the treatment of vitiligo

Fariba Ghalamkarpour; Reza Robati; Ghadeh Ghasir; Mohammad Saeedi; Nahid Mohtasham

Volume 14, Issue 1 , 2011, , Pages 12-15

  Background: Treatment of vitiligo remains an attractive topic and several therapies with varying degrees of success have been used. The aim of this study was to find out whether the combination of topical calcipotriol and excimer laser increases the efficacy of therapy compared to excimer laser alone. ...  Read More

A comparison between systemic psoralen plus ultraviolet A therapy and topical clobetasol in the treatment of vitiligo

Mohammad Ali Mapar; Sarah Hashemzade; Reza Yaghoobi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , 2011, , Pages 20-24

  Background: Topical corticosteroids and oral psoralen plus ultraviolet A radiation (PUVA therapy) are two common treatment methods for vitiligo. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy, complications and patterns of repigmentation of these two methods. Methods: This prospective randomized clinical ...  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

Colocalization of Vitiligo and Verrucous Epidermal Nevus: A Simulator of Depigmented Variant of Verrucous Epidermal Nevus

Kuchangi Nischal; HB Basavaraj; Nischal Urmila; Khopkar Uday

Volume 13, Issue 3 , 2010, , Pages 96-98

  Vitiligo, an autoimmune disorder, is known to co-localize with other immunological disorders like lichen planus and psoriasis. However, there are no reports regarding the co-localization of an autoimmune disorder (vitiligo) and a developmental disorder (verrucous epidermal nevus). We hereby present a ...  Read More

Piebaldism and Vitiligo in Two Brothers

Sankha Koley; Atul Salodkar; Vikrant Saoji; Sanjiv Choudhary

Volume 12, Suppl.3 , 2009, , Pages 8-11

  Piebaldism is an autosomal dominant uncommon (<1 in 20,000) congenital pigmentary disorder. Depigmented patches are present since birth. They usually remain unchanged throughout life. Vitiligo is its closest differential diagnosis. We report a unique family in which these two dissimilar depigmentations, ...  Read More

Colocalization of Lichen Planus and Vitiligo: Challenging the Universality of Current Theories

Hefazi Mahyar T; Moslehi Homayon; Ehsani Amir H; Ostadrahimi Nima

Volume 12, Suppl.3 , 2009, , Pages 16-18

  Vitiligo and Lichen Planus, two common dermatologic disorders, are expected to coexist. This leads to diverse theories regarding their immunopathogenesis linkage. In this case, we report a twenty-year-old man suffering from simultaneous lichen planus and vitiligo which were both generalized at the time ...  Read More

Treatment of Vitiligo with Blister Grafting Technique

Maleki Masoud; Javidi Zari; –rad Mohammad Ebrahimi; Hamidi Hamid

Volume 11, Issue 2 , 2008, , Pages 55-59

  Background: Surgical treatments of vitiligo are punch grafting, blister grafting, flip-top transplantation, split skin grafting, etc aiming at rebuilding of melanocytic population in those patients who do not respond to medical treatment . The objective of this study was determination of efficacy of ...  Read More