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Original Article
Childhood and adult-onset xeroderma pigmentosum: clinical evaluation with striking new findings

Khalifa E Sharquie; Raed I Jabbar

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 1-8


  Background: Xeroderma pigmentosum variant (XP-V) is a genetic disorder that starts in early childhood with a mild disease course. The aim of study was to record all cases of XP-V that were seen and examined over a specific period.Methods: This descriptive study included 48 patients; there were 4 (8.33%) ...  Read More

Original Article
Prognostic factors impacting clinical outcome following Malassezia folliculitis treatment

Sandra Widaty; Eliza Miranda; Sri Linuwih Menaldi; Mufqi Handaru Priyanto; Henin Tirta Kusumawardhani; Aria Kekalih; Kusmarinah Bramono

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 9-16


  Background: Malassezia folliculitis (MF) is a chronic disease that develops in the pilosebaceous unit, caused by Malassezia species. Patients’ characteristics, clinical manifestations, laboratory examination, and treatment choice affect the clinical recovery in patients with MF. This study aimed ...  Read More

Original Article
Quality of life of psoriasis patients and their partners in Mashhad, Iran

Yalda Nahidi; Bita Kiafar; Zohre Sadeghinejad; Lida Jarahi; Tahmineh Mallakifard

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 17-23


  Background: Psoriasis is a disease that influences the physical, psychological, and social dimensions of the lives of those affected. We aimed to evaluate the effect of psoriasis disease on the quality of life of patients and their partners.Methods: Forty psoriasis patients were eligible for inclusion ...  Read More

Original Article
Lichen planopilaris: histopathological survey of 70 vertical sections of scalp biopsies

Kambiz Kamyab Hesari; AliReza Ghanadan; Vahidehsadat Azhari; Shirin Taraz Jamshidi; Reza Amiri; Hamidreza Mahmoudi; Ali Salehi Farid; Ali Nili; Anahita Borzouei; Maryam Daneshpazhooh

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 24-28


  Background: Lichen planopilaris (LPP) is the most common form of immune-mediated scarring alopecia. We evaluated the histopathologic features of LPP in vertical sections of scalp biopsies and compared findings between the scarring and nonscarring phases of the disease.Methods: From June 2019 to June ...  Read More

Original Article
HLA-G in patients with pemphigus vulgaris: does it correlate with disease severity?

Akram Momenzadeh; Mahboubeh Khajavi; Mohammad Reza Kazemi; Mehrdad Teimoorian; Fatemeh Livani; Masoud Saleh Moghadam; Pouran Layegh

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 29-33


  Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune disease with worldwide distribution. Human leukocyte antigen G (HLA-G) is postulated to be associated with this inflammatory and autoimmune condition. However, its role has not been well established in the literature. The study aimed to evaluate the ...  Read More

Original Article
Protective effects of simvastatin against ultraviolet B-induced photoaging of human dermal fibroblasts

Dyah Ayu Mira Oktarina; Roihan Mohamad Iqbal

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 34-40


  Background: Simvastatin is a beta-hydroxy-beta-methylglutaryl- CoA (HMG-CoA) inhibitor molecule with several pleiotropic (immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant) activities. In this study, we evaluated the protective effect of simvastatin on ultraviolet B (UVB)-induced photoaging of normal ...  Read More

Original Article
The correlation between clinical and pathologic manifestations in nail disorders in Razi Hospital

Behzad Khodaei; Simin Seyedpour; Bahareh Gholami; Kambiz Kamyab Hesari; Seyed Ahmad Seyed Alinaghi; Maryam Nasimi

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 41-45


  Background: Nail disorders present with a wide range of manifestations. The problems associated with nail biopsiesmake the diagnosis even more challenging. Identifying the most common features of each nail disorder can prevent unnecessary biopsies and facilitate early diagnosis.Methods: We conducted ...  Read More

Review Article
Radiation-induced lichen planus as a kind of isoradiotopic response: a narrative review

Nasrin Zand; Masoumeh Lotfi-Tokaldany; Parvin Mansouri

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 46-52


  Radiation therapy is frequently associated with a variety of adverse cutaneous effects. Some of these complications, such as radiodermatitis, are well known. However, some other skin reactions, such as radiation-induced lichen planus (LP) as a kind of isoradiotopic response, are rare, less known, and ...  Read More

Review Article
Phototherapy application in controlling COVID-19 and associated complications: highlighting recent findings in the literature

Shaghayegh Shahrigharahkoshan; Fariba Ghalamkarpour; Mohammadhossein Ghasempourabadi; Fahimeh Abdollahimajd

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 53-59


  The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the scale of its damage to all sectors, and its high rate of mortality urgently called all scientists and researchers into action to find solutions that can mitigate its multi-dimensional burden. As of October 1st, 2021, COVID-19 has claimed more than ...  Read More

Short Communication
Epidemiological and clinical features of hospitalized erythroderma patients: a cross-sectional study

Behnam Avandi; Mehdi Ghahartars; Navid Moradi Kashkooli; Najmeh Ahramiyanpour; Mohammad Mahdi Parvizi

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 60-65


  Erythroderma or generalized scaling dermatitis is a condition marked by redness and scaling of more than 90% of the body surface. This study aimed to review the epidemiological and clinical features of erythroderma patients hospitalized in the Dermatology Ward of Shahid Faghihi Hospital, Shiraz, Iran. ...  Read More

Case Report
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

Case Report
Condom herpes: an interesting entity

Shivam Goyal; Smitha Prabhu S

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 70-73


  Genital herpes has superseded the bacterial sexually transmitted diseases (STD) as the most prevalent STD seen worldwide, with an estimated 491 million being affected. It is encountered with an increasing frequency, with a prevalence of 11.9% in the USA, and can present in atypical and severe ulcerative ...  Read More

Case Report
Acute blue finger syndrome: a case report

Saurabh Sharma; Vinay Kajal; Parwaaz Matharoo; Roopam Bassi

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 73-75


  Acute blue finger syndrome is a rare benign condition with an unknown etiology. It predominantly affects middle-agedfemales and may be associated with pain, itching, or a burning sensation. The bluish discoloration is usually idiopathic, and it is necessary to rule out other causes of blue fingers. The ...  Read More

Case Report
The conundrum of pediatric papulosquamous disorders: a tale of two cases

Ravindranath B Chavan; Vasudha A Belgaumkar; Nitika S Deshmukh; Ranjitha Krishnegowda

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 76-81


  Papulosquamous disorders constitute one of the common pediatric dermatoses. They are a heterogeneous group consisting of psoriasis, eczema, pityriasis rubra pilaris, and other conditions, where the differential diagnoses are close to each other clinically. Moreover, the presentation of the same disease ...  Read More

Case Report
Rhinophyma managed via partial-thickness surgical excision with a good cosmetic outcome: a case report

Ahmad Ibrahim Yahaya; Akmal Hisham; Shah Jumaat Mohd Yussof; Chooi Lai Kuan; Salina Ibrahim

Volume 25, Issue 1 , March 2022, Pages 82-85


  Once popularly known as whiskey nose or rum blossom, rhinophyma is a permanent thickening of the nasal skin composed of confluent erythematous papules and prominent follicles. The etiology is not fully known, but many authors describe rhinophyma as the fourth stage of acne rosacea, a chronic inflammatory ...  Read More