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Efficacy and safety of 1064 nm long-pulsed neodymiumdoped yttrium garnet (Nd:YAG) laser for treating acne vulgaris: a prospective clinical trial

Samer A Dhaher; Ali M Yosif

Volume 25, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 356-362


  Background: Acne vulgaris is a common chronic inflammation ofpilosebaceous units with a multifactorial pathogenesis. Traditionaltreatment may have limited success with potential side effects.The long-pulsed neodymium-doped yttrium garnet (Nd:YAG)laser may be a desirable alternative.Methods: A prospective ...  Read More

CO2 laser resurfacing can remove freckles and prevent or postpone malignancies in patients with xeroderma pigmentosum

Ramin Radmanesh; Mohammad Radmanesh

Volume 24, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 339-342


  Background: There is no cure for xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) patients who suffer from persistent freckling and recurrent lifethreatening malignancies. We aimed to remove facial lentiginous pigmentations using CO2 laser resurfacing.Methods: 5 patients with clinically proven XP living in their third decade ...  Read More

Fractional ablative Er:YAG laser therapy in a patient with chronic recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: a case report and review of literature

Samaneh Mozafarpoor; Ali Asilian; Mohammad Amin Jafari; Azadeh Goodarzi

Volume 24, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 238-241


  Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) is an autosomal recessive disorder that affects type VII collagen, one of the main components of the basement membrane. Patients present with non-healing chronic wounds in the body, extremities, and mucosal areas. There are many suggestive medical and ...  Read More

Treatment of tongue lymphangioma circumscriptum with non-ablative long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser: a case report and review of literature

Samaneh Mozafarpoor; Ali Asilian; Azadeh Goodarzi; Zahra Ebrahimi; Fatemeh Mokhtari; Zeynab Rastgar Moqaddam

Volume 24, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 242-248


  Lymphangioma is an unusual congenital malformation of the lymphatic system that affects the skin and subcutaneous tissue. A surgical procedure is among the options for lymphangioma treatment, although it can lead to significant complications. The Nd:YAG Laser appears to be one of the safest therapeutic ...  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

Comparing the combination of copper, zinc, and sucralfate (Cicalfate ®) with white soft paraffin in the treatment of cracked nipples

Rezvan Talaee; Mahdiyeh Mohammadzadeh; Habibollah Rahimi

Volume 24, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 18-23


  Background: Cracked nipples represent the most common complication of breastfeeding. This study aimed to compare the therapeutic effect of the Cicalfate® commercial cream (containing copper, zinc, and sucralfate) with white soft paraffin in treating cracked nipples. Methods: This study was a double-blind ...  Read More

Application of Indian medicinal herbs for skin problems following safety measures against COVID-19

Kuntal Das

Volume 23, Suppl.1(COVID-19) , 2020, , Pages 24-37


  The daily work plan of the human has changed dramatically due to the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The viral infection was first detected in Wuhan, China, and was first transmitted via the bat as a zoonotic disease that was confirmed in December 2019. On 30th January 2020, ...  Read More

Lichen planus pigmentosus successfully treated with conventional CO2 laser resurfacing

Ramin Radmanesh; Mohammad Radmanesh

Volume 23, Issue 3 , October 2020, , Pages 125-128


  Lichen planus pigmentosus (LPP) develops as an asymptomatic and dusky pigmentation of the facial skin with no effective treatment. Herein we report a 54-year-old lady with clinical and histopathologic confirmation of LPP who was scheduled to be treated with CO2 laser resurfacing. ...  Read More

Management of urticaria: update of Iranian Society of Dermatology clinical practice guideline

Firooz Alireza; Handjani Farhad; Lajevardi Vahideh; Mansouri Parvin; Nassiri-Kashani Mansour; Norouzi Yasaman

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2018, , Pages 35-123


  Urticaria is a common and challenging skin disorder. Diagnosis and treatment of urticaria is not limited to the field of dermatology. General physicians, allergologists and clinical immunologists are also commonly involved in the management of patients with urticaria. Iranian Society of Dermatology developed ...  Read More

The efficacy and safety of oral ivermectin in the treatment of inflammatory rosacea: a clinical therapeutic trial

Dhaher Samer A; Alhamdi Dhoha Kh

Volume 21, Issue 2 , 2018, , Pages 37-42


  Background: Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. Few studies have been published on the use of oral ivermectin in the treatment of the inflammatory subset of rosacea. The aim of the present research was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral ivermectin prescribed for a ...  Read More

Angioma serpiginosum successfully treated by a single session of intense pulsed light therapy

Radmanesh Ramin; Radmanesh Mohammad

Volume 21, Issue 2 , 2018, , Pages 62-64


  Angioma serpiginosum (AS) is a nevoid capillary malformation developed congenitally or thereafter. The AS stops growing after puberty and may remain persistent throughout life. The pulsed dye laser (PDL) and KTP are used to treat the AS usually after several sessions. We treated a patient with AS with ...  Read More

Efficacy and tolerability of adapalene 0.1%-benzoyl peroxide 2.5% combination gel in treatment of acne vulgaris in Indian patients: A randomized investigator-blind controlled trial

Jawade Sugat A.; Saigaonkar Vaidehi A.; Kondalkar Ambika R.

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 105-112

  Background: Topical retinoid based combinations are recommended to enhance the outcome of acne treatment. Adapalene-benzoyl peroxide (BPO) combination gel was approved in 2009 for acne treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of adapalene 0.1%-benzoyl peroxide 2.5% ...  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

Comparison of the efficacy of topical 85% formic acid versus a combination of topical salicylic acid and lactic acid in the treatment of warts: A randomized, triple-blind, controlled trial

Farhad Handjani; Nasrin Saki; Sona Zandi; Mohammad Sadegh Sayyafan; Bahareh Kardeh; Yasaman Emami; Alireza Heiran

Volume 19, Issue 1 , 2016, , Pages 14-5

  Background: Wart is a common skin disease that can occur at any age. While they are usually benign and self-limited, they can become irritating and cosmetically disabling to patients. The objective of this study is to compare the effectiveness of a topical 85% formic acid preparation with a combination ...  Read More

Is mycophenolate mofetil a new treatment for pityriasis lichenoides? A case report

Sepaskhah Mozhdeh; Maghami Zohreh

Volume 18, Issue 4 , 2015, , Pages 179-181

  Pityriasis lichenoides is an uncommon, acquired, papulosquamous disorder that exhibits various clinical presentations, including acute, chronic, and febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha- abermann forms. Pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) is the chronic form of this continuum. Its treatment is challenging ...  Read More

Management of urticaria: Iranian Society of Dermatology clinical practice guideline

Firooz Alireza; Hallaji Zahra; Khatami Alireza; Lajevardi Vahideh; Mansouri Parvin; Pedram Mehryan; Zohreh Mozafari; Mansour Nassiri-Kashani; Reza Robati; Hassan Seirafi

Volume 18, Issue 3 , 2015, , Pages 81-96

  Urticaria is a common and challenging skin disorder. Diagnosis and treatment of urticaria is not limited to the field of dermatology. General physicians, allergologists and clinical immunologists are also commonly involved in the management of patients with urticaria.One of the missions of the Iranian ...  Read More

Efficacy of cryotherapy versus radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of plantar warts

Amanjot Kaur Arora; Alka Dogra; Sunil Kumar Gupta

Volume 17, Issue 3 , 2014, , Pages 85-90

  Background: Plantar warts may be refractory to any form of treatment and are associated with pain and a decreased quality of life. There are very few randomized controlled studies that focuson the treatment of plantar warts. Cryotherapy and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) have been used ...  Read More

Surgical excision in Bowen’s disease

Iffat Hassan; Peerzada Sajad; Syed Mubashir

Volume 17, Issue 3 , 2014, , Pages 101-103

  Background: Bowen’s disease is a form of intraepidermal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) characterised by a persistent, non-elevated, red, scaly or crusted plaque with a small potentialfor invasive malignancy. Most cases of typical Bowen’s disease in the white population are found ...  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

Confluent and reticulate papillomatosis: response to topical terbinafine and oral fluconazole; a case report

Pedram Noormohammadpour; Somayeh Khezri; Zahra Safaee Naraghi; Alireza Ghanadan; Farzaneh Khezri

Volume 15, Issue 4 , 2012, , Pages 134-136

  Confluent and Reticulate Papillomatosis (CRP) is a rare disease withpoorly recognized etiology. Various agents such as antibacterial,topical/systemic antifungal and topical/oral retinoids have beenused as treatment. Here, we report a 15-year-old female withCRP in whom yeasts of Malassezia were found ...  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

Randomized trial of tacrolimus 0.1% ointment versus triamcinolone acetonide 0.1% paste in the treatment of oral pemphigus vulgaris

Nazemi-Tabrizi Mohammad-Javad; Hatami Parvaneh; Ghiasi Maryam; Daneshpazhooh Maryam; Chams-Davatchi Cheyda

Volume 15, Issue 2 , 2012, , Pages 42-46

  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris is a rare autoimmune disorder characterized by cutaneous and mucosal blistering. Surprisingly, the management of oral lesions has been detailed only infrequently. As current topical therapies for oral lesions are of limited efficacy, application of calcineurin inhibitors ...  Read More

Efficacy and safety of azelaic acid 20% plus hydroquinone 5% in the management of melasma

Sepideh Tehrani; Setareh Tehrani; Mitra Esmaili-Azad; Mahnaz Vaezi; Nazi Saljoughi

Volume 15, Issue 1 , 2012, , Pages 11-14

  Background: Melasma is a brown or grayish brown symmetrical facial hyperpigmentation.A number of medicamens can be used for the treatment of this condition. For better results in treating melasma, combination therapy is preferred. The aim of this study was to determine the clinical efficacy and adverse ...  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

Clinical efficacy and tolerability of valacyclovir versus acyclovir in treatment of herpes zoster

Arun Achar; Pratim Chakraborty Partha; Tarapada Ghosh; Biswanath Naskar; Tapobrata Guharay; Samiran Bisai

Volume 14, Issue 2 , 2011, , Pages 52-57

  Background: Acyclovir, a specific and selective inhibitor of replication of herpesviridae family, has well documented efficacy for speedy rash healing and decreasing pain of herpes zoster. Limited oral bioavailability of acyclovir requires frequent dosing. Valacyclovir is rapidly and almost completely ...  Read More