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Evaluation of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, platelet-tolymphocyte ratio, and mean platelet volume in patients with pemphigus vulgaris

Nikoo Mozafari; Fariba Ghalamkarpour; Zohreh Rakhshan

Volume 26, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 111-115


  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a rare autoimmune disease characterized by the development of flaccid blisters on the skin and mucous membranes. Detection of anti-desmoglein (Dsg) 1 and anti- Dsg3 antibodies are frequently used for diagnosing the disease and evaluating disease activity. Recently, ...  Read More

Co-occurrence of pemphigus vulgaris and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1: a case report and review of literature

Emadodin Darchini-Maragheh; Sara Fakhraei; Pouran Layegh

Volume 25, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 154-159


  Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is a rare, autosomal dominant hereditary syndrome caused by mutations of the MEN1 tumor suppressor gene. We describe a patient with a prior confirmed diagnosis of pemphigus vulgaris (PV), who presented with new cutaneous manifestations that led to the diagnosis ...  Read More

HLA-G in patients with pemphigus vulgaris: does it correlate with disease severity?

Akram Momenzadeh; Mahboubeh Khajavi; Mohammad Reza Kazemi; Mehrdad Teimoorian; Fatemeh Livani; Masoud Saleh Moghadam; Pouran Layegh

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 29-33


  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune disease with worldwide distribution. Human leukocyte antigen G (HLA-G) is postulated to be associated with this inflammatory and autoimmune condition. However, its role has not been well established in the literature. The study aimed to evaluate the ...  Read More

Epidemiological study of pemphigus vulgaris in the southwest of Iran: a 15-year retrospective study and a review of literature

Maryam Zahed; Ladan Dastgheib; Maryam Sadat Sadati; Asma Soukhakian

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 320-330


  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a life-threatening autoimmune disease that affects the skin and mucosa. In most regions, little data is available on its epidemiology. This study aimed to present an overview of the worldwide epidemiology of pemphigus and evaluate the epidemiological features of ...  Read More

Serum vitamin D level in patients with newly diagnosed pemphigus vulgaris

Banihashemi Mahnaz; Nahidi Yalda; Meibodi Naser Tayyebi; Jarrahi Lida; Livani Fatemeh; Seifnia Sahar

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2018, , Pages 128-131


  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a rare autoimmune blistering disease of the skin and mucous membranes. Because vitamin D deficiency is associated with many immune disorders, we compared the levels of vitamin D between PV patients and healthy controls. Methods: Vitamin D level of 20 patients with ...  Read More

Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of rituximab in patients with refractory pemphigus vulgaris

Shahidi-Dadras Mohammad; Kheradmand Zohreh; Abdollahimajd Fahimeh

Volume 21, Issue 2 , 2018, , Pages 48-53


  Background: Recently, rituximab has been successfully used for the treatment of pemphigus family, the main subtype of which is pemphigus vulgaris (PV). The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy and safety of rituximab in refractory PV. Methods: In an observational study extending from November ...  Read More

Can we consider erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein as a severity index in pemphigus vulgaris?

Farhad Handjani; Nasrin Saki; Motahareh Hosseini; Taraneh Tadayon

Volume 20, Issue 3 , 2017, , Pages 84-88

  Background: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and C-reactive protein (CRP) are 2 inflammatory indicators that increase in many pathologic and physiologic conditions. Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune skin disease in which autoantibodies against desmogleins cause acantholysis. In this study ...  Read More

Adverse reactions associated with intravenous immunoglobulin therapy in patients with dermatologic diseases: An 11-year retrospective study

Ghiasi Maryam; Daneshpazhooh Maryam; Balighi Kamran; Ghiasi Fatemeh

Volume 20, Issue 1 , 2017, , Pages 6-10

  Background: Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is used to treat many autoimmune and immunodeficiency disorders. The main indications of IVIG in dermatology include treatment for resistant autoimmune bullous diseases, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). Although generally ...  Read More

Prolactin level changes in pemphigus vulgaris: A cohort study

Ghandi Narges; Tavassoli Shaghayegh; Ghiasi Maryam; Lajevardi Vahideh; Abedini Robabeh; Tohidinik Hamid-Reza; Daneshpazhooh Maryam

Volume 19, Issue 75 , 2016, , Pages 35-13

  Background: Prolactin (PRL) appears to play a role in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases. Limited evidence showed an association between serum PRL levels and the activity of pemphigus vulgaris (PV). This study intends to determine PRL level changes in pemphigus patients during therapy and its correlation ...  Read More

Serum protein carbonyl and total antioxidant capacity levels in pemphigus vulgaris and bullous pemphigoid

Taheri Ahmadreza; Tanipour Mohammad Hossein; Khorasani Zahra Kafami; Kiafar Bita; Layegh Pouran; Hashemy Seyed Isaac

Volume 18, Issue 4 , 2015, , Pages 156-162

  Background: Pemphigus diseases including pemphigus vulgaris (PV) and bullous pemphigoid (BP) are autoimmune diseases that cause severe blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. Among inflammatory mediators, reactive oxygen species (ROS) are involved in the pathogenesis of a wide variety of diseases ...  Read More

ABO blood group antigens in patients with psoriasis and pemphigus vulgaris

Dadras Mohammad Shahidi; Golfeshan Atefeh; Younespour Shima

Volume 18, Issue 1 , 2015, , Pages 16-19

  Background: The ABO blood group antigens play a role in thepathophysiology of some diseases and several researches haveinvestigated this relationship in the field of dermatology. In thepresent study, an attempt was made to find the distribution ofblood types in patients with pemphigus vulgaris and chronicplaque ...  Read More

Quality of life evaluation in patients with pemphigus vulgaris

Layegh Pouran; Nahidi Yalda; Malekzadeh Iman; Shakeri Mohammad Taghi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , 2013, , Pages 100-104

  Background: Pemphigus is a rare autoimmune disease causedby autoantibodies against desmoglein. It clinically presents withpainful blisters and erosions on the skin and mucous membranes.Few studies have been conducted on the quality of life inpemphigus patients which have all indicated the strong impactof ...  Read More

Childhood pemphigus vulgaris: a case report

Parviz Toossi; Somayeh Hejazi; Safoura Shakoei; Zahra Asadi-Kani

Volume 16, Issue 3 , 2013, , Pages 109-111

  Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a potentially fatal autoimmune mucocutaneous blistering disease. Although PV occurs predominantly in adulthood, in the 3rd to 5th decades of life, there have rarely been reports of childhood cases which are often misdiagnosed. It presents as oral blisters ...  Read More

Successful treatment of major pemphigus vulgaris relapse with mycophenolate mofetil and high-potent topical corticosteroid

Esmaili Nafiseh; Chams-Davatchi Cheyda; Daneshpazhooh Maryam; Ghiasi Maryam; Abedini Robabe; Mortazavi Hossein; Roghani Iman

Volume 15, Issue 2 , 2012, , Pages 33-37

  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune bullous disorder that is fatal if left untreated. High dose systemic corticosteroids are the basis of therapy. The addition of immunosuppressive agents has improved the disease outcome and reduced the required corticosteroid dose and related toxicity. ...  Read More

Investigation of serum APRIL and BAFF levels in pemphigus vulgaris patients in Southern Iran

Niloufar Torkamani; Eskandar Kamali Sarvestani; Mahsa Naseri

Volume 14, Issue 1 , 2011, , Pages 16-19

  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris, the most common form of pemphigus, is due to the production of auto-antibodies directed against adhesion molecules (desmoglein 1 and 3) that belong to the cadherin family. B cell-activating factor of the TNF family (BAFF) and a proliferation-inducing ligand (APRIL) may ...  Read More

Pemphigus Vulgaris Recurrence Rate and its Relationship with Initial Corticosteroid Dose

Nafiseh Esmaily; Amirhooshang Ehsani; Pedram Noormohammadpour; Iman Baiagouy; Shima Sayanjali

Volume 13, Issue 4 , 2010, , Pages 118-121

  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a rare autoimmune blistering disease with a high rate of morbidity and mortality without treatment. Until now, treatments consist mostly of the use of corticosteroid and immunosuppressive drugs. Optimum dosage for corticosteroid therapy is yet to be determined. ...  Read More

Comparison of Serum Level of Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Homocysteine in Patients with Pemphigus Vulgaris and Healthy Subjects: A Case-Control Study

Shahidi-Dadras Mohammad; Farnaghi Ali; Tehranchinia Zohreh; Rahimi Hoda; Saeedi Marjan; Ghaemi Marjan

Volume 13, Issue 3 , 2010, , Pages 67-70

  Introduction: Pemphigus vulgaris is an autoimmune blistering disease of the skin and mucous membrane. Antiphospholipid antibodies are a group of autoantibodies found in patients with autoimmune diseases. Due to the risk for thrombotic events in autoimmune diseases, we decided to evaluate the correlation ...  Read More

A Study of 75 Cases of Pemphigus in Saurashtra Region of India

Vora Deval; Popat Vijay; Bhanvadia Viral; Mehta Dimple A.; Bhetariya Bharat; Kumar Meet

Volume 13, Issue 2 , 2010, , Pages 42-46

  Background: A clinicopathological study of 75 cases of pemphigus was carried out at Saurashtra region of Gujarat State, India. This study was done to subtype this disease with evaluation of clinical and histopathological presentation. Methods: The study was carried out in a two-year period at skin department ...  Read More

The Influence of Treatment of Pemphigus Vulgaris on the Serum Level of Cytokines

Mortazavi Hossein; Amirzargar Ali Akbar; Valikhani Mahin; Hallaji Zahra; Daneshpazhouh Maryam; Tabrizi Mohammad Javad Nazemi; Seirafi Hassan; Nikbin Behrouz; Khosravi Farideh; Toosi Siyavash; Chams-Davatchi Cheida

Volume 11, Issue 1 , 2008, , Pages 11-16

  Background: In addition to humoral immunity associated with anti-desmoglein antibodies, cellular immunity and mediators including cytokines are involved in the pathogenesis of pemphigus vulgaris. In this study we evaluated the level of IL-2, IFN-γ, TNF-α, IL-4, and IL-10 in the sera of patients ...  Read More

Cervico-vaginal involvement and Papanicolaou smear in pemphigus vulgaris: a clinical study of 77 cases

Maryam Akhyani; Cheyda Chams-Davatchi; Zahra Safai Naraghi; Maryam Daneshpazhooh; Siavash Toosi; Masoud Asgari; Fatemeh Malek Hami

Volume 10, Issue 3 , 2007, , Pages 194-202

  Background and aim: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune blistering disease which is known to involve the female genital tract but the frequency at which this occurs is unknown. There are relatively few reports in the literature of the cytological appearance of PV on cervicovaginal smears. Our aim ...  Read More

Dapsone as a second glucocorticoid-sparing agent in addition to azathioprine in treatment of pemphigus vulgaris

Chams-Davatchi Cheyda; Balighi Kamran; Yazdanian Shideh; Nabaii Behruz

Volume 10, Issue 2 , 2007, , Pages 111-118

  Background and aim: Pemphigus vulgaris is an autoimmune vesiculobullous disorder. Prior to the advent of glucocorticoid therapy, it was often fatal. Now its mortality and morbidity is due to highdose glucocorticoid complications rather than the disease itself. This study was aimed to determine the effect ...  Read More

Association of Pemphigus Vulgaris and Tuberous Sclerosis: A case report

K Balighi; Sh Yazdanian; N Ghandi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , 2006, , Pages 284-288

  Pemphigus vulgaris is a blistering autoimmune disease with suprabasal cleft formation, which is the most common autoimmune blistering disease in eastern countries, such as Middle East. Predisposition to pemphigus is linked to genetic factors. Tuberous sclerosis is also a genetic disorder of hamartoma ...  Read More

Pemphigus in Guilan: Clinical and epidemiologic features of 126 hospitalized patients

Sh Sadr Eshkevari; A Maboudi; E Akbari Dastak; J Golchai; J Shams Guilani; A Dorjani; N Alizadeh; O Zargari

Volume 8, Issue 2 , 2005, , Pages 104-109

  Background: Pemphigus is a serious blistering disease with considerable mortality, which heavily burdens on health care system because of the long time hospitalization. It is rare in north America but is considered as the most common immunobullous disease in eastern countries such as Malaysia and China. ...  Read More