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Original Article
Evaluation of nail characteristics in patients with vitiligo

Lajevardi Vahideh; Ghiasi Maryam; Falahati Ali Asghar; Goodarzi Azadeh

Volume 20, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 69-74

  Background: Vitiligo is an acquired skin discoloration with melanocytic destruction. Vitiligo is associated with other autoimmune disorders; hence, an autoimmune etiology is among the most important theories for this disorder. The nails can be involved in numerous cutaneous or systemic non-cutaneous ...  Read More

Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Case Report
Perforating necrobiosis lipoidica

Pirouzi Saeid; Zargari Omid; Kamyab Kambiz; Kesty Katarina

Volume 20, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 89-92

  Perforating necrobiosis lipoidica (PNL) is a very rare variant of necrobiosis lipoidica (NL), almost always associated with diabetes. A non-diabetic 43-year-old man referred to us with a gradually enlarging plaque on his forehead. The patient was initially diagnosed with cutaneous tuberculosis based ...  Read More

Case Report
The unusual presentation of genital Crohn’s disease in a patient with breast cancer: A case report

Mokhtari Fatemeh; Gholami Maryam; Mozafarpoor Samaneh

Volume 20, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 93-96

  Cutaneous Crohn’s disease (CCD) is a relatively rare disease. Two-thirds of the affected patients are female with a mean age of onset of 35 years. CCD is divided into a genital type and an extra-genital type, each with their own unique different clinical manifestations. The usual presentation of ...  Read More

Case Report
Verrucous porokeratosis: A case report

Eftekhari Hojat; Rafiei Rana; Shamsa Fatemeh; Rafiee Behnam

Volume 20, Issue 3 , 2017, Pages 97-101

  Porokeratoses are uncommon hereditary or acquired keratinization disorders due to abnormal clones of keratinocytes in the epidermis. Porokeratoses have several clinical features which may occur simultaneously. A rare type is verrucous porokeratosis (VPK). Herein, we present a 47-year-old man with a 4-year ...  Read More