Akram Beheshti

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BACKGROUND Venous leg ulcers (VLUs) are a health problem in clinical care. Several options can be employed as adjuvant to standard treatment. OBJECTIVES We have aimed to analyze the effect of standard ulcer care alone with high-frequency ultrasound (HFU) and MIST ultrasound therapy on VLUs. MATERIAL AND METHODS Ninety patients with VLUs were assigned(More)
BACKGROUND The most prevalent topical treatment for partial thickness burns is silver sulfadiazine 1% (SSD). Recent studies have shown that the healing of partial thickness burns is delayed with the use of SSD. One of the potential burn dressings is sucralfate. OBJECTIVES With this study the authors have aimed to analyze comparatively the effects of(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Pemphigus is a chronic autoimmune and vesiculobollous disease that can affect skin and different mucous membrane surfaces. Primary manifestations occur in oral cavity in almost 60% of cases. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the epidemiology of pemphigus in Tehran, Iran in a 20-year period. MATERIALS AND METHODS A(More)
Vitiligo Vulgaris is a pigment disorder as the lack of skin pigmentation which its most prevalent cause is autoimmune. Vitamin D has various effects on the natural and acquired immune of the body because of its effectiveness on the T cells and B cells, macrophages and dendritic cells.The object of this study was assessment of the Vitamin D in patients with(More)
Background: We have little information on the degree of individuals’ in Iran and their use of complementary and alternative medicine, its variations and the causes of people’s tendency towards the treatments used in the methods mentioned above. Objectives: In 2012, we set out to study the viewpoints of patients in Qazvin, Iran, examining how they feel about(More)
UNLABELLED Introduction. Patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis (HD) undergo many dermatological signs and symptoms during treatment. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of skin manifestations among the patients on maintenance HD in the HD center of Boo Ali-Sina Hospital (Qazvin, Iran) and compare them with the(More)
Seborrheic keratosis is a benign epidermal tumor but may transform to malignant lesion in sun-exposed areas of the skin. In current study, we report here a patient who presented with multiple cutaneous horns originating from seborrheic keratosis with Bowenoid transformation on the back of the shoulder as an uncommon site. An 88-year-old Iranian woman(More)
Burn is a severe form of thermal injury. Placenta membrane has been introduced as a rapid physiological wound healer; honey has been known for its antibacterial activity and silver sulfadiazine (SSD) as one of the most commonly used topical treatment for partial thickness burns. Present study has been performed to compare the placenta membrane,(More)
BACKGROUND Pilonidal disease is foreign body reactions accompanied by chronic inflammation that most commonly arises in the hair follicles of the natal cleft or other hair-bearing areas. Today, surgical intervention remains the treatment of choice. But surgical treatment is an invasive method with a high failure rate and recurrence. OBJECTIVES The(More)
Orientation of public and physicians to the complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is one of the most prominent symbols of structural changes in the health service system. The aim of his study was a determination of knowledge, attitude, and practice of general practitioners in complementary and alternative medicine. This cross- sectional study was(More)
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