Fariba Jaffary

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INTRODUCTION The Shahid Babaie Airbase is one of the most endemic areas of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Isfahan. Community training on CL prevention could have a critical role in controlling CL in endemic areas. Because of the high incidence of disease among youth, this survey was designed to assess the knowledge, attitude, and prevention practices (KAP)(More)
BACKGROUND The scars of the cutaneous leishmaniasis and psychological problems of this disease need different interventions for its correction. AIM Our objective in this study was to compare the efficacy of 50% trichloroacetic acid (TCA) solution and CO(2) laser for treatment of the atrophic scars due to leishmaniasis. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a(More)
BACKGROUND Wound healing is a complex process and has been an ongoing challenge all over the world. Some studies have suggested light cure as a modality to accelerate wound repair. It can induce fibroblast proliferation, increase collagen synthesis and activate cellular processes involved in expression of procollagen type I and III mRNA. This study was(More)
Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) heals spontaneously within several weeks or months, but, in rare cases, CL-active lesions last for many years. In this study, we assessed cell-mediated immunity in non-healing CL through the measurement of three pro-inflammatory cytokines: Interferon-γ (IFN-γ), IL-17a and CXCL-11. For this, 32 patients afflicted with healing or(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Pentavalent antimony compounds are the first line of drugs in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis. However, because of their potential toxic effects, many investigations are performed to find an effective and safe treatment for cutaneous leishmaniasis patients. Our objective in this investigation was to compare the effect of(More)
BACKGROUND Leishmaniasis is an endemic disease in Iran. Although many treatments have been suggested for this disease, there hasn't been an effective and safe treatment yet. Regarding the healing effect of honey in the chronic ulcers and its reported therapeutic effect in cutaneous leishmaniasis, we performed a study to better evaluate the efficacy of honey(More)
Antinociceptive effect of hydroalcoholic extract and essential oil of Zataria multiflora was studied using writhing, tail flick and formalin tests. In tail flick test, the hydroalcholic extract (500 mg/kg, i.p.) and the essential oil (0.3 ml/kg, i.p.) of the plant showed antinociceptive activity (P<0.05). Moreover, they showed antinociceptive activity in(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to compare ablative CO2 laser with fractional CO2 laser on healing of the wound and the size of cutaneous leishmaniasis scars. MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective randomized clinical trial study was done on 120 patients in two groups evaluated in Sedigheh Tahereh Hospital in Isfahan. The patients in case group(More)
Diphencyprone (DCP) is a contact sensitizer which is used to treat dermatological disorders with an immunological origin, such as extensive alopecia areata (AA). Vitiligo is a rare but known side effect of DPCP therapy which is formed in the treatment site or remote areas. In this paper a 37-year-old man developed alopecia totalis with loss of eyebrows and(More)