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Original Article
Different characteristics of early-onset vitiligo versus lateonset vitiligo

Akbar Mokhtarpour neilagh; Farzam Alizadeh; Mehdi Aghazadeh Barenji; Shahin Behrouz Sharif; Amin Sedokani

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, Pages 132-136


  Background: Vitiligo is an acquired disorder characterized by the selective destruction of melanocytes, culminating in white macules on the skin. It usually begins at an early age; however, late-onset vitiligo also may occur. The disease burden arising from the psychological effects, ...  Read More

Original Article
A study on lipid profile and apolipoprotein levels in psoriatic patients

Hiader Kadhim Alrubaye; Khalil Ismail Alhamdi; Jamal Ahmed Abdel Barry; Majid Hameed Alabbood

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, Pages 137-141


  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic, recurrent, inflammatory, and proliferative disease. Previous studies have demonstrated that patients with psoriasis may have an increased risk of developingcoronary artery disease. High serum lipid levels have been suggested in the pathogenesis of this ...  Read More

Original Article
A comparison of the efficacy of 50% trichloroacetic acid (TCA) application and dermabrasion in patients with idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (IGH): a pilot study

Amruta P. Dhotre; Sudhir P. Singh; Bhushan Madke; Adarshlata Singh; Sugat Jawade

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, Pages 142-149


  Background: Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis (IGH) is characterized by discrete, multiple, round-to-oval hypopigmented macules of approximately 2-5 mm diameter, especially on the forearms and pretibial area,which increase in number with aging. Recent focus has been on therapeutic ...  Read More

Original Article
Frequency of depression in patients with acne vulgaris treated with short-course low dose oral isotretinoin

Nasim Niknezhad; Behnaz Hamedani; Abbas Zamanian; Reza Mahmoud Robati; Elnaz Hamedani

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, Pages 150-154


  Introduction: Acne vulgaris affects individuals of all ages, and isotretinoin is the most effective treatment available for this disease. However, serious adverse effects, including the possibility of depression and suicide, could limit its use. This study aimed to investigate the ...  Read More

Original Article
A study on the clinico-epidemiological profile of vitiligo patients and its association with endocrine, audiological and ocular abnormalities

Sonal Agarwala; Shashikant Malkud

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, Pages 155-162


  Background: Vitiligo is an acquired condition resulting from the progressive loss of melanocytes. It may be associated with disorders of pigmented tissues of the eyes and ears, and withdisorders of the endocrine organs. Aim: To study the clinico-demographic profile of vitiligo patientsand ...  Read More

Original Article
Correlation between serum α-MSH and vitamin D levels in vitiligo patients

Mohammad Ahmad Abdalla; Mohammad Shahatha Nayaf; Sura Zahim Hussein

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, Pages 163-167


  Background: Vitiligo is a skin disease caused by the destruction of melanocytes of the epidermis, leading to well-defined white patches that are often distributed symmetrically. The presentstudy aimed to determine the correlation relationship between the α-MSH and vitamin D serum levels among Iraqi ...  Read More

Review Article
Leech therapy in skin conditions from the viewpoints of Avicenna and modern medicine: Historical review, current applications, and future recommendations

Leili Amani; Fatemeh Fadaei; Mohammadreza Shams Ardakani; Mehran Mirabzadeh Ardakani; Seyede Nargess Sadati Lamardi; Laila Shirbeigi

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, Pages 168-175


  Background: Skin conditions are among the most common health problems worldwide and are associated with immense psychological, social, and financial burdens. Atopic dermatitis, alopecia, eczema, diabetic ulcers, and abscesses are common acute or chronic conditions, which are increasing ...  Read More

Case Report
Cranial vault tumor: malignant proliferating trichilemmal tumor of the scalp

Mouna Rkhami; Ghassen Gader; Ahmed Maatoug; Bilel Loukil; Mohamed Badri; Ihsèn Zammel

Volume 23, Issue 4 , 2020, Pages 176-180


  Proliferating trichilemmal tumor (PTT) is a rare cutaneous tumor that mainly occurs in the scalp, eyelids, neck, and face of elderly women. In most cases, it is a unique, large, multi-lobulated, cystic lesion originating from a hair follicle. These tumors are mostly benign and are ...  Read More