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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)
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Quality of life in patients with autoimmune bullous disorders: a cross-sectional study

Armaghan Ghareh Aghaji Zare; Afsaneh Radmehr; Sara Saniee; Mohadese Dalvand; Mohammad-Salar Hosseini

Volume 26, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 15-20


  Background and Aim: Autoimmune Bullous Diseases (AIBDs) are characterized by blistering skin and mucous membrane lesions. This study evaluated the quality of life and associated factors in patients with AIBDs.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, we included all clinicallyand laboratory-confirmed AIBD ...  Read More

Banana leaves as a traditional dressing for pemphigus: a case report

Shrutakirthi D. Shenoi; Punya Suvarna; Shibani Bhatia; Sukriti Arora

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, , Pages 66-69


  Pemphigus vulgaris is one of the most common autoimmune blistering disorders, with most patients presenting in late stages with severe and extensive erosions over the skin. Along with systemic management of the disease, it is important to provide local wound care to prevent secondary infection. Here, ...  Read More

Is there any association between a vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism (FokI) and pemphigus vulgaris?

zeinab Aryanian; Mohammad Keramatipour; Nafiseh Esmaili; Azadeh Goodarzi; Arghavan Azizpour; Ifa Etesami; Maede Rayati Damavandi; Ghazaleh Zarrinrad; Somayeh Ahmadloo; Narges Ghandi

Volume 23, Issue 2 , July 2020, , Pages 49-55


  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune bullous disease of the skin and mucous membranes caused by activation and proliferation of T cells, production of Th2 cytokine profile and pathogenic antibodies. Vitamin D is a probable immunodeviator to Th2, which its actions are ...  Read More

Relationship of blood groups to pemphigus: Do blood group antigens have a biological role? A Case-control study

Bakhtiari Sedigheh; Toossi Parviz; Taheri Jamileh Beigom; Azimi Somayyeh; Bengar Mahnaz Kalantari; Namazi Zahra; Rafieian Nasrin

Volume 20, Issue 3 , 2017, , Pages 75-78

  Background: ABO blood group antigens may play a role in the pathophysiology of certain diseases. Several studies have investigated the relation between blood group and autoimmune disorders. In this research, we evaluated the associations between ABO blood types and rhesus (Rh) factor in pemphigus patients.Methods: ...  Read More

A cross-sectional study of clinical, histopathological and direct immmunofluorescence diagnosis in autoimmune bullous diseases

Anchal Jindal; Rushikesh Shah; Neela Patel

Volume 17, Issue 3 , 2014, , Pages 96-100

  Background: Immunobullous diseases are morphologically heterogeneous and the differentiation between various subtypes is essential for proper treatment and prognosis. The aim of our study was to analyze and correlate clinical, histopathological, and immunofluorescence findings in ...  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

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

Incidence of herpes family viruses in skin lesions of pemphigus patients

Mahnaz Banihashemi; Masoud Maleki; Fakhrozaman Pezeshkpoor; Amir Hossein Jafarian; Mohammad Reza Sharghi; Sara Hashemzadeh

Volume 16, Issue 2 , 2013, , Pages 53-56

  Background: Pemphigus is a group of autoimmune blistering skin diseases that is related to auto antibodies against desmoglein 1 and 3. Many reports have shown that HSV1, HSV2, VZV, EBV, CMV, HHV8, and HIV are triggering agents for the activation and exacerbation of pemphigus. In this ...  Read More

Microscopic Nikolsky’s Sign: Is It Useful for Diagnosis of Pemphigus Vulgaris?

Barzegari Massoume; Valikhani Mahin; Esmaili Nafiseh; Naraghi Zahra; Nikoo Azita; Kamyab Kambiz; Ghanadan Ali; Tamizifar Banafshe

Volume 11, Issue 2 , 2008, , Pages 64-66

  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune blistering disease, caused by autoantibodies against desmoglein (Dsg) 3 and / or Dsg1 which induce the loss of adhesion between keratinocytes. Nikolsky's sign is the ability to induce peripheral extension of a blister as a consequence of applying lateral ...  Read More

Opinions of experts from Asia on the diagnosis and treatment of pemphigus vulgaris

Samadi Zaynab; Gorouhi Farzam; Davari Parastoo; Firooz Alireza

Volume 9, Issue 4 , 2006, , Pages 335-342

  Background and aim: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is the most common blistering disease in Iran and many other Asian countries with a relatively high incidence and involvement of both skin and mucous membrances in majority of patients. The aim of this study was to assess the opinions of Asian experts on the ...  Read More

The relation between Thiopurine Methyl Transferase activity and efficacy and side effects of Azathioprine in patients with Pemphigus Vulgaris

Z Hallaji; Sh Shams Davatchi; M Vali Khani; N Ghandi; M Kar Bakhsh Davari; M Hedayati; AR Firooz

Volume 9, Issue 3 , 2006, , Pages 204-210

  Background and aim: Azathioprine is the most widely used immunosuppressive agent as an adjunct to corticosteroids in the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris (PV). Thiopurine methyl transferase (TPMT) is a key enzyme in azathioprine metabolism and a genetic polymorphism controls its activity in human tissue. ...  Read More

Cutaneous and pulmonary Nocardiosis in a patient with Pemphigus

A Asilian; AR Yousefi

Volume 8, suppl , 2004, , Pages 47-52

  Pemphigus is a chronic blistering mucocutaneous disease, classified in immunobullous skin diseases. Infections, particularly septicemia due to Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeroginosa are the most common and dangerous disorders due to immunosuppressive therapy in this disease. Infection with ...  Read More

Childhood Pemphigus: Report of 2 cases

R Yaghoobi; M Omidian; N Sina

Volume 4, Issue 3 , 2001, , Pages 50-53

  Pemphigus is rare in children, only 71 cases have been reported in literature. We report 2 cases of pemphigus vulgaris (13 and 15 years old) among 147 cases of pemphigus from Khouzestan who were admitted to the Department of Dermatology, Ahwaz Medical University between 1989-2001. The basis of diagnosis ...  Read More

Pemphigus in Khouzestan: A study of 111 cases

R Yaghoobi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , 1999, , Pages 16-23

  Background: Pemphigus is an autoimmune disease characterized with intra-epidermal cleavage. Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the clinical and epidemiologic features of pemphigus in Khouzestan province, southwest Iran. Patients and Methods: All new cases of pemphigus admitted in the department ...  Read More