Alireza Firooz

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Affiliation: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intralesional injection of 2% zinc sulfate solution in the treatment of acute old world cutaneous leishmaniasis: a randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Drugs Dermatol 4:73-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Allergic contact dermatitis in Iran
    Mansour Nassiri Kashani
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Mediacal Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Contact Dermatitis 52:154-8. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Fragrance contact allergy in Iran
    A Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 24:1437-41. 2010
  4. pmc Concepts of patients with alopecia areata about their disease
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Dermatol 5:1. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Imiquimod in combination with meglumine antimoniate for cutaneous leishmaniasis: a randomized assessor-blind controlled trial
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Arch Dermatol 142:1575-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Pigmented Bowen's disease of the finger mimicking malignant melanoma
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 10:255-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Sun protection in Iranian kidney transplant recipients: knowledge, attitude and practice
    A Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:754-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Role of thiopurine methyltransferase activity in the safety and efficacy of azathioprine in the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14166, Iran
    Arch Dermatol 144:1143-7. 2008
  9. pmc Acne and smoking: is there a relationship?
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 79 Taleghani Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Dermatol 5:2. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Comparative study of skin sebum and elasticity level in patients with sulfur mustard-induced dermatitis and healthy controls
    Seyyed Masoud Davoudi
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baghiat Allah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Skin Res Technol 16:237-42. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Intralesional injection of 2% zinc sulfate solution in the treatment of acute old world cutaneous leishmaniasis: a randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Drugs Dermatol 4:73-9. 2005
    ..05). In conclusion a 6-week course of weekly intralesional injections of 2% ZnSO4 solution was less effective than Glucantime in the treatment of acute Old World CL...
  2. ncbi request reprint Allergic contact dermatitis in Iran
    Mansour Nassiri Kashani
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Mediacal Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Contact Dermatitis 52:154-8. 2005
    ..05). Nickel sulfate is the most common contact allergen in Iran, mostly affecting women and younger patients probably because of more exposure...
  3. doi request reprint Fragrance contact allergy in Iran
    A Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 24:1437-41. 2010
    ..Fragrances are considered as one of the most common causes of allergic contact dermatitis. About 1-4% of the general population suffer from fragrance contact allergy (FCA)...
  4. pmc Concepts of patients with alopecia areata about their disease
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Dermatol 5:1. 2005
    ..Alopecia areata (AA) is a common and chronic skin disease with an unknown etiology. It may significantly affect the patient quality of life. This study was designed to evaluate the illness perception in patients with AA...
  5. ncbi request reprint Imiquimod in combination with meglumine antimoniate for cutaneous leishmaniasis: a randomized assessor-blind controlled trial
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Arch Dermatol 142:1575-9. 2006
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of imiquimod in combination with meglumine antimoniate in treating cutaneous leishmaniasis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pigmented Bowen's disease of the finger mimicking malignant melanoma
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 10:255-7. 2007
    ..In spite of its rarity, Bowen's disease should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pigmented lesions, particularly malignant melanoma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sun protection in Iranian kidney transplant recipients: knowledge, attitude and practice
    A Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:754-7. 2007
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  8. doi request reprint Role of thiopurine methyltransferase activity in the safety and efficacy of azathioprine in the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14166, Iran
    Arch Dermatol 144:1143-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the relationship between thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) activity and the safety and efficacy of azathioprine sodium in the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris...
  9. pmc Acne and smoking: is there a relationship?
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 79 Taleghani Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    BMC Dermatol 5:2. 2005
    ..There are contradictory reports on the relationship between acne vulgaris and cigarette smoking. The objective of this study was to examine the relation between acne and cigarette smoking in a case-control study...
  10. doi request reprint Comparative study of skin sebum and elasticity level in patients with sulfur mustard-induced dermatitis and healthy controls
    Seyyed Masoud Davoudi
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baghiat Allah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Skin Res Technol 16:237-42. 2010
    ..This study was designed to evaluate skin sebum and elasticity in veterans with a history of SM contact...
  11. doi request reprint Combination of azelaic acid 5% and erythromycin 2% in the treatment of acne vulgaris
    Hamidreza Pazoki-Toroudi
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Dermatolog Treat 21:212-6. 2010
    ..We evaluated the efficacy and safety of a combination of azelaic acid (AA) 5% and erythromycin 2% gel (AzE) compared with AA 20% or erythromycin 2% gels in facial acne vulgaris...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of number of treatments in laser-assisted hair removal using a 755-nm alexandrite laser
    Navid Bouzari
    Centre for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Drugs Dermatol 4:573-8. 2005
    ..The main objective of the study was to assess the role of the number of treatments in the efficacy and safety of laser-assisted hair removal in a relatively dark-skinned population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of meglumine antimoniate effects on liver, kidney and pancreas function tests in patients with cutaneous leishmaniasis
    Mansour Nassiri Kashani
    Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Dermatol 17:513-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion it can be stated that one course of treatment with 20 mg Sb(+5)/kg/day MA for 15 days does not significantly alter the liver, kidney and pancreas function tests in patients with cutaneous Leishmaniasis...
  14. doi request reprint Unwanted facial hair removal with laser treatment improves quality of life of patients
    Ali Maziar
    Army University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 12:7-9. 2010
    ..Unwanted facial hair can have adverse psychological effects on women and reduce their quality of life...
  15. ncbi request reprint Exposure to Leishmania major modulates the proportion of CD4+ T cells without affecting cellular immune responses
    Mohammad Hossein Alimohammadian
    Immunology Department, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Pasteur Avenue 69, Tehran, Iran
    Microbiol Immunol 51:1003-11. 2007
    ..major modulates the proportion of CD4+ T cells and increases NK cells percentage. However, the cellular immune responses including induction of LST, and IFN-gamma production are increased in exposed individuals...
  16. doi request reprint Long-term skin damage due to chemical weapon exposure
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cutan Ocul Toxicol 30:64-8. 2011
    ..Skin xerosis and pruritus, pigmentation disorders, scars, and cherry angiomas are among the most common long-term skin lesions after contact with SM. Although SM is a well-known carcinogenic substance, skin cancers are rarely reported...
  17. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of pimecrolimus cream versus triamcinolone acetonide paste in the treatment of oral lichen planus
    Farzam Gorouhi
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:806-13. 2007
    ..1% to 4% of the general population. There is no published randomized active control clinical trial on pimecrolimus for the treatment of oral lichen planus (OLP)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hair removal using an 800-nm diode laser: comparison at different treatment intervals of 45, 60, and 90 days
    Navid Bouzari
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Dermatol 44:50-3. 2005
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Behavioral characteristics in 18- to 36-month-old toddlers with atopic dermatitis compared with healthy children
    Leyla Sedighipour
    Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Pediatr Dermatol 27:314-5. 2010
    ..They tended to be more energetic and impulsive, and also showed more excitement when subjected to novel stimuli...
  20. doi request reprint Pre-operative assessment of basal cell carcinoma dimensions using high frequency ultrasonography and its correlation with histopathology
    Mansour Nassiri-Kashani
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Skin Res Technol 19:e132-8. 2013
    ..The goal of this study is to compare the accuracy of HFUS in determining depth and width of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) lesions compared with histopathology as a reference standard...
  21. doi request reprint Combination of azelaic acid 5% and clindamycin 2% for the treatment of acne vulgaris
    Hamidreza Pazoki-Toroudi
    Skin and Stem Cell Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cutan Ocul Toxicol 30:286-91. 2011
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the effects of azelaic acid (AA) 5% and clindamycin (Clin) 2% combination (AA-Clin) on mild-to-moderate acne vulgaris...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessment of androgens in women with adult-onset acne
    Hassan Seirafi
    Department of Dermatology, Razi Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Dermatol 46:1188-91. 2007
    ..Disturbed androgen production in the ovaries or adrenal gland and impaired plasma transport of androgens in women with adult-onset acne or acne associated with hirsutism have been described...
  23. doi request reprint A randomized investigator-blind trial of different passes of microdermabrasion therapy and their effects on skin biophysical characteristics
    Parastoo Davari
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Medical Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Dermatol 47:508-13. 2008
    ..Objectives To assess the effects of MDA generally, as well as to compare the effects of two vs. three passes of MDA in each session for a total number of six therapeutic sessions on skin biophysical characteristics...
  24. doi request reprint The prevalence of psoriatic arthritis in psoriatic patients in Tehran, Iran
    Foroogh Jamshidi
    Department of Dermatology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 11:162-5. 2008
    ..There is no general agreement in the literature regarding the epidemiology of psoriatic arthritis. In this study, we evaluated the prevalence of psoriatic arthritis in a relatively large number of psoriatic patients...
  25. doi request reprint Skin hydration and transepidermal water loss in patients with a history of sulfur mustard contact: a case-control study
    Seyyed Masoud Davoudi
    Research Center of Chemical Injuries, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 23:940-4. 2009
    ..Skin lesions are among the most common complications of contact with sulfur mustard...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of diphencyprone on expression of Bcl-2 protein in patients with alopecia areata
    Hamidreza Pazoki-Toroudi
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 32:422-5. 2010
    ..We investigated the effects of treatment with DPCP on the expression of Bcl-2 protein in hair follicle epithelial cells of AA patients and its relation to clinical response to treatment...
  27. doi request reprint Comparison of seropositivity of human T lymphotropic virus type 1 in mycosis fungoides patients and normal volunteers: a case-control study and review of literature
    Hassan Seirafi
    Razi Skin Hospital, Department of Dermatology and Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 75:363-7. 2009
    ..There have been controversial reports about the possible association between mycosis fungoides (MF), its leukemic variant Siotazary syndrome (SS) and human T lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) in different geographical regions...
  28. pmc Unresponsiveness to Glucantime treatment in Iranian cutaneous leishmaniasis due to drug-resistant Leishmania tropica parasites
    Ramtin Hadighi
    School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS Med 3:e162. 2006
    ..This study was designed to determine whether the clinical responses (healing, or non-healing) were correlated with the susceptibility of Leishmania parasites to Glucantime...
  29. ncbi request reprint Leishmanization: use of an old method for evaluation of candidate vaccines against leishmaniasis
    Ali Khamesipour
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 14155 6383, Tehran 14166, Iran
    Vaccine 23:3642-8. 2005
    ..LZ used as live challenge to test vaccine candidates reduces the required sample size, is cost effective for surrogate markers studies and will induce protection in the participants who are not protected by candidate vaccines...
  30. doi request reprint Fatal paraneoplastic pemphigus after removal of Castleman's disease in a child
    Maryam Daneshpazhooh
    Autoimmune Bullous Diseases Research Center, Department of Dermatology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Pediatr Dermatol 29:656-7. 2012
    ..Despite improvement in skin and mucosal lesions with prednisolone and azathioprine, she had severe bronchiolitis obliterans and died from respiratory failure a few months later...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acute Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis: a systematic review of the randomized controlled trials
    Alireza Khatami
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:335.e1-29. 2007
    ..Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is caused by different species of Leishmania and transmitted by the bite of infected sand flies. It is a health problem in many countries...
  32. doi request reprint Comparison of long-pulsed alexandrite and Nd:YAG lasers, individually and in combination, for leg hair reduction: an assessor-blinded, randomized trial with 18 months of follow-up
    Seyyed Masoud Davoudi
    Department of Dermatology, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Dermatol 144:1323-7. 2008
    ..To compare the long-term effectiveness and safety of long-pulsed Nd:YAG and alexandrite lasers, individually and in combination, in long-term leg hair reduction...
  33. doi request reprint Treatment of acute cutaneous leishmaniasis with intralesional injection of meglumine antimoniate: comparison of conventional technique with mesotherapy gun
    Mansour Nassiri Kashani
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Dermatol 49:1034-7. 2010
    ..Mesotherapy is a new minimally invasive method of administration of variable substances to the skin...
  34. ncbi request reprint Double-blind randomized efficacy field trial of alum precipitated autoclaved Leishmania major vaccine mixed with BCG against canine visceral leishmaniasis in Meshkin-Shahr district, I.R. Iran
    Mehdi Mohebali
    School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Vaccine 22:4097-100. 2004
    ..The incidence rate was 3.7% (6/162) in vaccinated group and 12.0% (17/141) in control group using DAT technique. The efficacy of the vaccine was calculated to be 69.3%...
  35. pmc Variation of biophysical parameters of the skin with age, gender, and body region
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 415 Taleghani Avenue, Tehran 14166 13675, Iran
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:386936. 2012
    ..Understanding the physiological, chemical, and biophysical characteristics of the skin helps us to arrange a proper approach to the management of skin diseases...
  36. doi request reprint Giant bilateral becker nevus: a rare presentation
    Alireza Khatami
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Pediatr Dermatol 25:47-51. 2008
    ..We report this patient for the rarity of presentation. Different clinical features of Becker nevi, associated findings, differential diagnoses, and treatment options are discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison of topical paromomycin sulfate (twice/day) with intralesional meglumine antimoniate for the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by L. major
    Babak Shazad
    Internal Medicine Department, School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Eur J Dermatol 15:85-7. 2005
    ..The chi square test was used to compare the cure rate between the two groups and showed no significant difference (p = 0.85)...
  38. pmc Dressings combined with injection of meglumine antimoniate in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Alireza Khatami
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS ONE 8:e66123. 2013
    ..Despite some reasonable explanation for their potential benefits, there is only trace evidence regarding the role of dressings in the treatment of CL...
  39. ncbi request reprint What patients with vitiligo believe about their condition
    Alireza Firooz
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Dermatol 43:811-4. 2004
    ..It is a chronic disease which causes severe disfigurement, and so may significantly affect a patient's quality of life. This study was designed to evaluate the illness perception and quality of life in patients with vitiligo...
  40. ncbi request reprint Quality of life with vitiligo: comparison of male and female muslim patients in Iran
    Leili Borimnejad
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Gend Med 3:124-30. 2006
    ..It has been suggested that vitiligo patients suffer from low self-esteem, poor body image, and poor quality of life (QOL)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Think globally, act locally: expert opinions from Asia on the diagnosis and treatment of pemphigus vulgaris
    Zeynab Samadi
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Med Sci 61:144-51. 2007
    ..Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is the most common blistering disease in Iran and many other Asian countries with a relatively high incidence and involvement of both skin and mucous membranes in majority of the patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of peritoneal macrophage phagocytic activity against Leishmania major by garlic (Allium sativum) treatment
    Tooba Ghazanfari
    Department of Immunology, School of Medical Sciences, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
    J Ethnopharmacol 103:333-7. 2006
    ..Intraperitoneal injection of garlic extract (20 mg/kg) or its protein fraction (0.04 mg/kg) augments parasite engulfment and destruction of intracellular amastigotes by macrophages...
  43. ncbi request reprint Treatment of traumatic tattoo with the Q-switched Nd:YAG laser
    Farzam Gorouhi
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 9:253-5. 2007
    ..96 J/cm(2) were applied to treat the patient. The patient tolerated the treatment very well. Most of the blue dots became whitened immediately after the procedure and remained almost clear after a 6-month follow-up...
  44. ncbi request reprint The role of BCG in human immune responses induced by multiple injections of autoclaved Leishmania major as a candidate vaccine against leishmaniasis
    Mohammad Hossein Alimohammadian
    Department of Immunology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    Vaccine 21:174-80. 2002
    ..Three injections of BCG produced no observable adverse reaction; hence BCG could be used in booster injections to increase the protective potential of this candidate vaccine...
  45. ncbi request reprint Leishmaniasis vaccine candidates for development: a global overview
    Ali Khamesipour
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Disease and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Med Res 123:423-38. 2006
    ..This is not an exhaustive review of vaccine discovery or the principles of clinical immunology underlying vaccine development...
  46. doi request reprint Role of Mycobacterium vaccae in the protection induced by first generation Leishmania vaccine against murine model of leishmaniasis
    Hosein Keshavarz Valian
    Medical Parasitology and Mycology Department, School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Parasitol Res 103:21-8. 2008
    ..vaccae increased protection defined by significantly smaller ulcer size in immunized mice compared with the PBS-injected control group...
  47. pmc Leishmania species: detection and identification by nested PCR assay from skin samples of rodent reservoirs
    Amir Ahmad Akhavan
    Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Exp Parasitol 126:552-6. 2010
    ..major and L. turanica, 1.1% by L. major and L. gerbilli, and 2.1% by the three species. We concluded that this method is simple and reliable for detecting and identifying Leishmania species circulating in rodent populations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Treatment of female pattern hair loss
    Masoumeh Hassani
    Faculty of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Skinmed 10:218-27. 2012
    ..Topical minoxidil is effective in patients with FPHL, with or without hyperandrogenism, but there is limited evidence for the efficacy of antiandrogens...
  49. pmc Treatment of cutaneous lesion of 20 years' duration caused by leishmanization
    Ali Khamesipour
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Dermatol 57:123-5. 2012
    ..In addition, a topical liposomal preparation containing 10% paromomycin sulfate was administered twice a day for four weeks. The lesion showed marked improvement during the treatment and was eventually completely healed...
  50. ncbi request reprint Macroglossia as a manifestation of post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis: a case report
    Ali Nikzad
    Department of Dermatology, Air Force Hospital, Army University of Medical Sciences and Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Int J Dermatol 44:129-31. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Pimecrolimus cream in repigmentation of vitiligo
    Hassan Seirafi
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Dermatology 214:253-9. 2007
    ..Vitiligo is a chronic disease that mostly affects children and young adults. Nowadays many treatment options are available; however, most of them have limited efficacy and in most cases would result in undesirable complications...
  52. ncbi request reprint Behavioral characteristics in 3- to 12-month-old infant with atopic dermatitis: a case-control study
    Zahra Pourpak
    Department of Immunology, Asthma and Allergy Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:339-45. 2007
    ..Theoretically, higher scores in Perceptual Sensitivity, Soothability, and High Pleasure are concordant with the pervious studies about adrenomedullary system over activity...
  53. doi request reprint The effect of enalapril on skin flap viability is independent of angiotensin II AT1 receptors
    Hamidreza Pazoki-Toroudi
    Department of Physiology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Ann Plast Surg 62:699-702. 2009
    ..Enalapril improved survival area in a dose-dependent manner, but losartan failed to improve survival area, which suggested that the effect of enalapril was not mediated through AT1 receptors...
  54. pmc CD8+ T cells as a source of IFN-γ production in human cutaneous leishmaniasis
    Mahmoud Nateghi Rostami
    Medical Parasitology and Mycology Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e845. 2010
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial using vitamins E and D supplementation in atopic dermatitis
    Mohammad Hassan Javanbakht
    Department of Nutrition and Biochemistry, Faculty of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Dermatolog Treat 22:144-50. 2011
    ..Atopic dermatitis is a chronically relapsing, highly pruritic and inflammatory skin disease. This study was done to assess the effects of vitamins D and E supplementation on the clinical manifestation of atopic dermatitis...
  56. ncbi request reprint Comparison of direct smear, culture and histology for the diagnosis of onychomycosis
    Motahareh Karimzadegan-Nia
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Australas J Dermatol 48:18-21. 2007
    ..8% sensitive with 98% negative predictive value. In conclusion, direct smear combined with histological examination is the most sensitive diagnostic approach for onychomycosis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Laser hair removal: comparison of long-pulsed Nd:YAG, long-pulsed alexandrite, and long-pulsed diode lasers
    Navid Bouzari
    Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Dermatol Surg 30:498-502. 2004
    ..Advances in laser technology over the past several years have led to the development of numerous lasers for the treatment of unwanted hair. Laser wavelength is a key factor influencing treatment efficacy and complication rates...
  58. ncbi request reprint Surrogate markers of immunity to Leishmania major in leishmanin skin test negative individuals from an endemic area re-visited
    Susanne Nylen
    Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center MTC, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Vaccine 24:6944-54. 2006
    ..In the screening of vaccine candidates it is important to select candidates that evoke immune responses associated with protection. Valid surrogate markers against human leishmaniasis are still lacking...
  59. pmc Coencapsulation of CpG oligodeoxynucleotides with recombinant Leishmania major stress-inducible protein 1 in liposome enhances immune response and protection against leishmaniasis in immunized BALB/c mice
    Ali Badiee
    School of Pharmacy, Biotechnology Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:668-74. 2008
    ..It seems that using a liposome delivery system carrying CpG ODN as an adjuvant coencapsulated with Leishmania antigen plays an important role in vaccine development strategies against leishmaniasis...
  60. ncbi request reprint Opium and risk of laryngeal cancer
    Mohammad Reza Ahamadi Mousavi
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shafa Hospital, Kerman University of Medical Sciences and Health Service, Iran
    Laryngoscope 113:1939-43. 2003
    ..The study was performed to investigate the possible association between opium dependency and laryngeal cancer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Soluble CD26 and CD30 levels in patients with anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis
    Soheila Ajdary
    Immunology Department, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran 13164, Iran
    J Infect 55:75-8. 2007
    ..tropica-infected individuals. The correlations of sCD26 and sCD30 levels with clinical presentation of the disease were assessed...
  62. ncbi request reprint The role of CpG ODN in enhancement of immune response and protection in BALB/c mice immunized with recombinant major surface glycoprotein of Leishmania (rgp63) encapsulated in cationic liposome
    Mahmoud R Jaafari
    School of Pharmacy, Biotechnology Research Center and Pharmaceutical Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
    Vaccine 25:6107-17. 2007
    ..The results indicate that co-encapsulation of CpG ODN in liposomes improves the immunogenicity of Leishmania antigen...
  63. pmc The contribution of the Fas/FasL apoptotic pathway in ulcer formation during Leishmania major-induced cutaneous Leishmaniasis
    Liv Eidsmo
    Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center, Karolinska Institutet, Box 280, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Pathol 166:1099-108. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that FasL-expressing effector T cells and macrophages may act to induce apoptosis and ulcer formation in Fas-expressing keratinocytes during L. major infection...
  64. ncbi request reprint Leishmania major: immune response in BALB/c mice immunized with stress-inducible protein 1 encapsulated in liposomes
    Ali Badiee
    School of Pharmacy, Biotechnology Research Center and Pharmaceutical Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 91775 1365, Mashhad, Iran
    Exp Parasitol 115:127-34. 2007
    ..The data supports the possibility of using liposomal Leishmania antigens as a vaccine...
  65. ncbi request reprint Immune response and protection assay of recombinant major surface glycoprotein of Leishmania (rgp63) reconstituted with liposomes in BALB/c mice
    Mahmoud R Jaafari
    School of Pharmacy, Biotechnology Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, P O Box 91775 1365, Mashhad, Iran
    Vaccine 24:5708-17. 2006
    ..The results indicate that liposomes might be used as a suitable immunoadjuvant for development of Leishmania vaccine...