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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

Clinical and dermoscopic study of periorbital hyperpigmentation (POH) and quality of life in POH patients based on the MELASQOL scale: a case-control study

Anu George T; Vinutha Rangappa; Jayadev Betkerur

Volume 24, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 172-178


  Background: Periorbital hyperpigmentation (POH), a common problem of multifactorial etiology, is obvious on the face and can affect patients’ quality of life (QoL). It is essentially a clinical diagnosis, but dermoscopy might aid in further classification of the disease. Also, it might give us ...  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

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

Quality of life assessment in patients with dandruff and scalp seborrheic dermatitis at a tertiary hospital in Indonesia

Triana Agustin; Githa Rahmayunita; Rinadewi Astriningrum; Eliza Miranda; Erdina HD Pusponegoro; Sandra Widaty

Volume 22, Issue 1 , 2019, , Pages 13-17


  Background: Seborrheic dermatitis (SD) is an inflammatory disease affecting seborrheic areas of the skin. Scalp SD varies from mild, manifesting as dandruff, to erythematous lesions with greasy scales. SD negatively affects patients’ quality of life.Methods: This is a cross-sectional study investigating ...  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

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

Depression and quality of life in Iranian patients with Alopecia Areata

Mahsa Ghajarzadeh; Maryam Ghiasi; Shahrbanoo Kheirkhah

Volume 14, Issue 4 , 2011, , Pages 140-143

  Background: Alopecia Areata (AA) is a skin disease which affects 0.2 % of general population. Unlike its little physical impairment, Alopecia areata causes a lot of cosmetic problems but most clinicians do not pay attention to mood disorders and the impaired quality of life as the consequences of disease. ...  Read More

Evaluation of the psoriasis disability index in psoriatic patients

Javidi Zari; Tayyebi-Maybodie Naser; Taheri Ahmad Reza; Nahidi Yalda

Volume 10, Issue 4 , 2007, , Pages 309-315

  Background and aim: Psoriasis is a dermatologic disease which not only involves the patient physically, but also affects patient's quality of life. Due to its life time duration and psychologic burden, we decided to evaluate patient's quality of life using psoriasis disability index (PDI). Materials ...  Read More

Illness perception and quality of life in patients with Alopecia Areata

AR Firooz; M Rashighi Firoozabadi; B Ghazi Saidi; Y Dowlati

Volume 4, Issue 3 , 2001, , Pages 11-17

  Background: Alopecia areata (AA) is a common disease with an unknown etiology. It is a chronic disease with causes severe disfigurement. So it may significantly affect the patients’ quality of life (QOL). This study was designed to evaluate illness perception and QOL in patients with AA. Patients ...  Read More