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Systemic tacrolimus in the management of psoriasis associated with PLA2R antibody positive membranous nephropathy: a case report

Ananya B Reddy; Malcolm Pinto; Santhosh Pai; Spandana P Hegde; Manjunath M Shenoy

Volume 27, Issue 1 , March 2024, , Pages 58-61


  Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disorder, which affects the skin, nails, and joints. Psoriasis can be associated with systemic diseases such as diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, renal diseases, and cardiovascular diseases.Renal involvement among patients with psoriasis has been increasingly ...  Read More

Value of adding betamethasone pulse therapy to methotrexate in treating patients with psoriasis

Ali Asilian; Fariba Iraji; Saba Khalilian; Zabihollah Shahmoradi; Mina Saber

Volume 26, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 193-198


  Background: Psoriasis is an immune-mediated inflammatory disease with unclear pathophysiology. Although diverse medications have been applied, a paucity of knowledge is accessible regarding the use of corticosteroids for psoriasis management. We evaluated the efficacy of corticosteroid pulse therapy ...  Read More

Serum levels of sex hormones in men with chronic plaque psoriasis in comparison with a healthy control group

Yalda Nahidi; Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Farahnaz Abdolhosseinzadeh; Mostafa Izanlu; Sima Davoodi

Volume 26, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 103-110


  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with extensive systemic effects. The role of sex hormones in the pathogenesis of psoriasis remains unknown. Therefore, in this study, the level of sex hormones in male chronic plaque psoriasis patients was evaluated.Methods: This study was ...  Read More

Lepromatous leprosy with an atypical psoriasiform presentation mimicking psoriasis: a case report

Bhagyashree B Supekar; Vrutika H Shah; Jayesh Mukhi; Rajesh P Singh

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 43-48


  Leprosy, just like syphilis, has become a great imitator with its various atypical and unusual presentations. It presents in many diverse ways and can be confused with many infectious and non-infectious forms.It is often misdiagnosed as common disorders like psoriasis, pyoderma, angioedema, pre-vitiligo, ...  Read More

Ultrasonographic evaluation of subclinical atherosclerosis in the femoral and carotid arteries of patients with psoriasis

Akshay Jain Salecha; Santh Kumar Bellamkonda; Haritha Samanthula; .Sujit Kumar Ponugoti; Anusha Jakkampudi

Volume 25, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 309-314


  Background: Psoriasis is a prevailing continual inflammatoryaffliction, carrying a considerable risk of cardiac diseases,sometimes even not traceable by conventional predisposingfactors. Detection of subclinical atherosclerosis in psoriasis byultrasonography is beneficial, and it has been solitarily ...  Read More

Dreaded adverse events due to overdose of methotrexate: a case report

Anil Prakash Gosavi; Ravindranath Brahmadeo Chavan; Rahul Narendra Jaiswal; Vijay Deepak Joshi

Volume 25, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 178-182


  Methotrexate, an anti-psoriatic drug possessing immunoregulatory, antiproliferative, and anti-inflammatory properties,acts by blocking deoxyribonucleic acid and ribonucleic acid synthesis. It acts especially on rapidly dividing bone marrow cells and proliferating epithelia and mucosae. The toxicity of ...  Read More

Quality of life of psoriasis patients and their partners in Mashhad, Iran

Yalda Nahidi; Bita Kiafar; Zohre Sadeghinejad; Lida Jarahi; Tahmineh Mallakifard

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 17-23


  Background: Psoriasis is a disease that influences the physical, psychological, and social dimensions of the lives of those affected. We aimed to evaluate the effect of psoriasis disease on the quality of life of patients and their partners.Methods: Forty psoriasis patients were eligible for inclusion ...  Read More

The conundrum of pediatric papulosquamous disorders: a tale of two cases

Ravindranath B Chavan; Vasudha A Belgaumkar; Nitika S Deshmukh; Ranjitha Krishnegowda

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 76-81


  Papulosquamous disorders constitute one of the common pediatric dermatoses. They are a heterogeneous group consisting of psoriasis, eczema, pityriasis rubra pilaris, and other conditions, where the differential diagnoses are close to each other clinically. Moreover, the presentation of the same disease ...  Read More

Efficacy of secukinumab in the treatment of moderate severe plaque psoriasis at a tertiary care teaching hospital in India

Archana Mavoori; Sneha Pamar; Sudha Bala

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 255-261


  Background: Secukinumab is a fully humanized IL-17A antagonist approved for managing moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis as well as psoriatic arthritis. This study assessed the speed of action of secukinumab and the improvement in the quality of life in a series of patients.Methods: We aimed to assess ...  Read More

Body mass index and severity of psoriasis: a cross-sectional study

Narges Alizadeh; Seyyede Zeinab Azimi; Somayeh Hoseinzadeh

Volume 24, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 46-52


  Background: The relationship between body mass index (BMI) and the severity of psoriasis is of debate. We investigated the relationship between BMI and psoriasis area and severity index (PASI) in Northern Iran. Method: In this prospective, observational descriptive study, 190 patients with chronic plaque-type ...  Read More

A study on lipid profile and apolipoprotein levels in psoriatic patients

Hiader Kadhim Alrubaye; Khalil Ismail Alhamdi; Jamal Ahmed Abdel Barry; Majid Hameed Alabbood

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, , Pages 137-141


  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic, recurrent, inflammatory, and proliferative disease. Previous studies have demonstrated that patients with psoriasis may have an increased risk of developingcoronary artery disease. High serum lipid levels have been suggested in the pathogenesis of this ...  Read More

Phototherapy in dermatology: care, concerns and best practice amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Smitha S Prabhu; Sathish Ballambat Pai; Manasa Narayan Kayarkatte

Volume 23, Suppl.1(COVID-19) , 2020, , Pages 2-8


  Phototherapy is an essential and useful therapeutic procedure wherein the properties of ultraviolet light are used to cure certain dermatological conditions like psoriasis, vitiligo, and atopic dermatitis. This is usually an office-based procedure dependent on the accurate use of sophisticated phototherapy ...  Read More

Clinical and epidemiological profile of psoriasis patients: a retrospective study in tertiary medical centers, Mangalore, India

Nitin Joseph; Deepti D’Souza; Matthew Antony Manoj; Shajimon Priya Varsha; Tanya Singh; Archit Gupta; Akshiti Kaushik

Volume 23, Issue 3 , October 2020, , Pages 105-111


  Background: Psoriasis is an immune-mediated chronic skin disorder. Information regarding its clinic-epidemiological manifestations is limited in parts of Asia. This study was conducted to determine the risk factors, clinical presentation, and management of psoriasis among patients in Mangalore, India. ...  Read More

The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy based on Cash’s eight-step model in body image of women with psoriasis

Ladan Esmalian Khamseh; Mehdi Asadi Mofarah; Somayeh Toorani

Volume 23, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 1-8


  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune, complex and progressive disease having various physical, psychological and social consequences. This study aimed to investigate the effect of cognitive behavioral therapy on body image in women with psoriasis. Methods: The research was ...  Read More

The quality of life and its related factors in patients with psoriasis

Hojat Eftekhari; Seyyede Zeinab Azimi; Abbas Darjani; Rana Rafiei; Melika Amookhteh

Volume 23, Issue 1 , April 2020, , Pages 9-15


  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic disease that may affect patients’ quality of life. We investigated the quality of life (QoL) and its related factors in psoriasis patients. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 123 patients with psoriasis vulgaris were enrolled, who were at the ...  Read More

Smoking, alcohol consumption and substance abuse in patients with psoriasis: a cross-sectional study

Robabeh Abedini; Vahideh Lajevardi; Maryam Nasimi; Zahra Hallaji; Mahtab Darvish

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2019, , Pages 92-96


  Background: The role of smoking and alcohol consumption in the pathogenesis of psoriasis is well-known; however, certain published studies have focused on the relationship between substance abuse and psoriasis. The present study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence of tobacco ...  Read More

Inverse correlation between glutathione peroxidase activity in psoriatic cutaneous lesions and the severity of the disease

Taheri Ahmad-Reza; Boroumand Nadia; Ebrahimi Safieh; Hosseini Elias; Roohani Mina; Hashemy Seyed Isaac

Volume 22, Issue 2 , 2019, , Pages 65-70


  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic-relapsing inflammatory skin disorder, in whose pathogenesis oxidative stress is suggested to be involved. Among different enzymes that play a role in maintaining the cellular redox balance, we aimed to assess the alteration of glutathione peroxidase (GPX) activity in ...  Read More

Assessment of P-wave indices as atrial fibrillation predictors in psoriasis patients

Namazi Nastaran; Helali Maryam; Pishgahi Mehdi; Ketabi Yasaman

Volume 20, Issue 4 , 2017, , Pages 113-117

  Background: Psoriasis is a prevalent chronic T cell mediated inflammatory skin disorder. Recent studies have reported an increase in the incidence of arrhythmia in psoriasis patients who run an excessive risk of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases. P-wave dispersion (PWD) and duration are ...  Read More

Frequency of autoimmune diseases in first degree relatives of psoriatic patients compared with controls: A cross-sectional study

Dastgheib Ladan; Saki Nasrin; Heiran Alireza; Kardeh Bahareh; Saki Mohammad Reza

Volume 20, Issue 3 , 2017, , Pages 79-83

  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin disorder with relapsing erythematous scaling plaques and joint or nail involvement. A greater occurrence of other autoimmune diseases has been reported in these patients. Additionally, their family members are more likely to be diagnosed with psoriasis. ...  Read More

Quality of life in patients with psoriasis: A cross-sectional study in a dermatology referral hospital in Tehran, Iran

Abedini Robabeh; Lajevardi Vahideh; Hallaji Zahra; Khodashenas Zohre; Zafar Fatemeh; Nasimi Maryam

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 113-118

  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder that can significantly affect a patient’s quality of life (QoL). The goal of this study was to determine the QoL in patients with psoriasis and to investigate the correlation between the QoL, demographic data, and clinical severity of psoriasis.Methods: ...  Read More

Serum vascular endothelial growth factor in Iranian patients with moderate-severe psoriasis before and after treatment: a PASI-75 response as a practical treatment goal

Shahidi-Dadras Mohammad; Abdollahimajd Fahimeh; Younespour Shima; Nikvar Mohammad

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 119-124

  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic disease with multiple biochemical and vascular abnormalities. Several studies have evaluated circulating levels of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in psoriasis, but none of them evaluated it after reaching a PASI-75 response, as a practical treatment goal. ...  Read More

Serum leptin levels in psoriatic patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Zahra Hallaji; Vahideh Lajevardi; Robabeh Abedini; Amir Soleymani; Azadeh Goodarzi; Mehrnaz Salehi-Taleghani; Sara Beygi

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 125-130

  Background: The prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is higher in patients with psoriasis than in the normal population. Serum leptin levels are higher in patients with psoriasis and in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver. The purpose of this study was to determine the serum levels of ...  Read More

Serum prolactin level in psoriasis

Wiwanitkit Viroj

Volume 19, Issue 2 , 2016, , Pages 65-65

  The recent report, “Serum prolactin level in psoriasis”, is very interesting 1. Ghiasi et al. concluded that “it seems that while intracutaneous prolactin may contribute to the pathogenesis of psoriasis, the probable role of pituitary-produced circulating prolactin in the disease process ...  Read More

Facial psoriasis with cytarabine/daunorubicin: A case report

Gheisari Mehdi; Golfeshan Atefe

Volume 18, Issue 4 , 2015, , Pages 182-183

  Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease. The most common form of psoriasis is characterized by sharply demarcated, scaly, erythematous plaques. The face is an unusual site for psoriasis. Herein, we report a 43-year-old woman with facial psoriasis that was developed after remission–induction ...  Read More

Evaluation of Lewis phenotypes in patients with psoriasis

Dadras Mohammad Shahidi; Golfeshan Atefe; Younespour Shima

Volume 18, Issue 2 , 2015, , Pages 51-55

  Background: It seems that there are similar associated diseases in psoriasis and Lewis (b) negative phenotypes such as diabetesmellitus, cardiovascular events, and metabolic syndrome. Therefore, we decided to evaluate the frequency of Lewis henotypes in patients with chronic plaque type psoriasis. A ...  Read More