Fakhrozaman Pezeshkpoor

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BACKGROUND The role of nutritional factors including trace elements has been reported in the pathogenesis of many autoimmune diseases. OBJECTIVE Regarding the relatively high prevalence of pemphigus vulgaris in Iran, we investigated the serum levels of zinc and copper as two important trace elements, together with the oxidative stress status in patients(More)
We compared intralesional glucantine and cryotherapy for treatment of children with cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran. We observed that cryotherapy is an effective treatment for cutaneous leishmaniasis in children. No serious post-treatment side effects were observed in either group. At six months of follow-up, no recurrence of disease was observed in cured(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate comparison between oral zinc sulfate and meglumine antimoniate in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL). So 100 patients with CL were included and randomly divided into two groups. The first group was treated with oral zinc sulfate (10 mg/kg/day during 45 days period), and the second group was treated(More)
BACKGROUND Common warts caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) are considered to be the most common infectious skin disease. No individual treatment for common warts is effective as monotherapy in eradicating the lesions. The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical efficacy of a 35% and an 80% trichloroacetic acid (TCA) solution in the treatment of(More)
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http:// creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Dear Editor: Of the several subtypes of pemphigus,(More)
Chronic idiopathic urticaria is defined as recurrent hives occurring for at least 6 weeks. In the majority of cases, there is no identifiable underlying etiology despite extensive evaluation. A subset of these patients is classified as having autoimmune urticaria defined by the presence of a functional IgG antibody to the α subunit of the high-affinity IgE(More)
OBJECTIVE(S) One of the different types of skin leishmaniasis is the Chronic Lupoid Leishmaniasis (CLL), which is caused by abnormal immune response. On the other hand, HTLV-I has been known to exist in some infectious diseases. Human T cell lymphotropic virus type1 (HTLV-I) and cutanous leishmaniasis exists endemically in Mashhad. The objective of this(More)
Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) treatment is painful, and cosmetic results are often unsatisfying. Azithromycin has been reported to be effective in treatment of CL caused by Leishmania viannia braziliensis. The efficacy of azithromycin was compared with Glucantime in treatment of Old World leishmaniasis. Of 49 patients, 22 received 500 mg/day azithromycin for(More)
A seventeen-year-old male presented with a restriction in the oral cavity. The oral mucosa was white and he could not protrude his tongue. For 4 years he had habitually held a powdery material containing betel nut in the oral vestibule for several minutes a day. A biopsy of the labial mucosa was carried out and a diagnosis of oral submucous fibrosis was(More)
OBJECTIVES Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections are related to the genesis of various benign lesions and some malignant tumors, but no clear relationship has been identified so far between the subtypes of HPV and skin tag. MATERIALS AND METHODS The present case-control study was designed to detect the existence of low risk and high risk HPV types in(More)