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Original Article
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

Original Article
Frictional melanosis and its clinical and histopathological features

Mysore Venkataram; Malkud Shashikant; Anitha B

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2018, Pages 124-127


  Background: A rippled type of pigmentation is observed on the arms, forearms, and bony prominences, more commonly in women with a history of chronic rubbing. The terminology (commonly referred to as frictional melanosis) and its relation with cutaneous amyloidosis has been debated. Materials and Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Serum vitamin D level in patients with newly diagnosed pemphigus vulgaris

Banihashemi Mahnaz; Nahidi Yalda; Meibodi Naser Tayyebi; Jarrahi Lida; Livani Fatemeh; Seifnia Sahar

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2018, Pages 128-131


  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a rare autoimmune blistering disease of the skin and mucous membranes. Because vitamin D deficiency is associated with many immune disorders, we compared the levels of vitamin D between PV patients and healthy controls. Methods: Vitamin D level of 20 patients with ...  Read More

Original Article
Alterations of serum lipids in patients with classic cutaneous lichen planus

Yalda Nahidi; Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Pooran Layegh; Sara Sharifi

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2018, Pages 132-137


  Background: Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory disease involving the skin, mucous membranes and appendages. Like other chronic inflammatory diseases, it may be associated with metabolic disorders and dyslipidemia. Due to the discrepancies in the results of previous studies and lack of a similar ...  Read More

Original Article
Alexithymia in vitiligo patients: a case-control study

Maghami Zohreh; Mozhdeh Sepaskhah; Sarani Ebrahim Moghimi; Bagheri Zahra; Maghami Mohamad

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2018, Pages 138-141


  Background: Vitiligo is a common pigmentary disorder affecting mental health, and alexithymia is a trait associated with multiple cutaneous disorders. This study was conducted to compare vitiligo patients and controls as concerns alexithymia. Methods: Fifty-two patients with vitiligo and 61 non-vitiligo ...  Read More

Case Report
Plasmacytoid dendritic cells in angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia

Abbas Ossama; Kurban Mazen

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2018, Pages 142-146


  Background: Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) is characterized by irregularly-shaped blood vessels with an inflammatory infiltrate. While absent from normal skin, plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) infiltrate the skin upon injury and during several infectious, inflammatory, and neoplastic ...  Read More

A teenage girl with bilateral hyperpigmentation of cheeks and sclera and a vascular stain on her cheek: What is your diagnosis?

Saki Nasrin; Rahmanian Fatemeh; Saki Soraya

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2018, Pages 147-148


  CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 16 year old girl was referred to dermatology clinic with bilateral blue gray hyperpigmented patches on her cheeks since birth. Upon close physical examination, scleral blue-gray hyperpigmentation was observed in both her eyes (Figure 1). She also had a blanchable red patch with ...  Read More