Iman Momeni

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BACKGROUND Psoriasis is a common dermatologic disorder, with fluctuating response to treatment. Considering the proven immunomodulatory effects of oral simvastatin in psoriasis, this trial study was enrolled to determine whether the topical form has also antipsoriatic effects. Vitamin D analogs known to be effective and are considered the first line of(More)
Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is a technique for the treatment of cutaneous malignancies. Subtle determination of tumor margin would end to fewer stages of surgery. Our aim was to compare these three ways for determining tumor extension before initiation of MMS, examination with the naked eye, dermoscopy and curettage. Sixty patients who had basal cell(More)
Leishmaniasis is a protozoan infection due to organisms of the genus Leishmania. The differential diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis includes arthropod bites, basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and other malignancies. BCC is the most common form of skin cancer. We present a case of cutaneous leishmaniasis resistant to standard intralesional glucantime injection(More)
Environmental researchers in Iran have encountered serious and new challenges about the methods that responding to research demands for development, because of the rapid economic and social development of Iran during the last decades. On one side, traditional methods of environmental impact assessment have been criticized severely by specialists. On the(More)
Vitiligo is a disease that results in depigmented areas in the skin. It may develop at any age but the average age at onset is 20 years. Association of vitiligo and melanoma has been commonly reported, but malignancies other than melanoma have been rarely associated with vitiligo. We report a 73-year-old patient with new onset vitiligo who developed(More)
BACKGROUND Pemphigus vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disease of skin, the etiology of which is not completely known. Despite the latter, anti-desmoglein antibodies play a proven role in the pathogenesis. Recent studies showed an etiologic effect for prolactin in the pemphigus vulgaris. This study aimed to quantify the correlation between serum prolactin(More)
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