Mohammad Taghi Noorbala

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Skin cancer incidences over a 15-year period (1987-2001) were studied in Yazd, a hot, dry, desert area in the center of Iran. The mean skin cancer frequency was determined to be 28.6 percent and 1,124 patients were diagnosed with skin cancer during this time period, approximately 11 per 100,000. The most common skin cancer was basal cell carcinoma,(More)
Leishmaniasis is one of the most important infectious diseases in the world. There are wide differences in the clinical features of Leishmaniasis. Cutaneous leishmaniasis is self-healing while visceral leishmaniasis is fatal. Efforts have been made since more than a century ago to control and treat the disease, but appropriate vaccines, drugs and pesticides(More)
Amyloidosis cutis dyschromica (ACD) is a rare form of macular amyloidosis characterized by hypo and hyperpigmented macules. Here we described a 20 year old girl with diffuse hypo and hyperpigmentation since she was four years old. Five other members of her family are also involved. Biopsy of hyperpigmented lesions revealed increase of melanin in the basal(More)
BACKGROUND Skin cancers are the most common cancers around the world. Cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) is the malignancy of melanocytes that are mainly located in the skin and mucous membranes. OBJECTIVE This study tried to evaluate the incidence and mean survival time of cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) in Yazd, Iran. It seems that the epidemiology(More)
BACKGROUND Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is an endemic disease in developing countries. Although pentamidine orantimonite (Glucantime) has been recommended for cutaneous leishmaniasis treatment by the World Health Organization, there are some concerns too such as high cost, side effects, need for frequent injections, and restricted efficacy. Therefore,(More)
BACKGROUND Recently, the radiation application research center for the atomic energy organization of Yazd (Iran) has developed a hydrogel dressing which was evaluated for quality and safety in 2008. Its efficacy for assisting in the wound healing process was approved for animal use, and its use has proven to be more effective than a related Syrian material.(More)
BACKGROUND Following the production of Syrian gel, the scientists from Atomic Energy Commission of Syria, researchers in Yazd Atomic Energy Commission Radiation Processing Center in Iran, have manufactured a hydrogel wound dressing. This study was conducted to evaluate and compare the efficacy of these two hydrogels. METHODS In this study, 32 male Wistar(More)
Objective To assess the prevalence of acne and its impact on quality of life in high school aged adolescents in Yazd, Iran. Patients and methods This was a cross-sectional study. High schools were selected using stratified cluster random sampling through two regions of Yazd. The acne severity was graded using Global Acne Grading System. The students with(More)
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