Nasrin Saki

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Alopecia areata is a chronic disease with a great impact on the patient's quality of life. In this study we reviewed the frequency of psychological disorders in patients with alopecia areata in comparison to a control group. We enrolled 40 patients with alopecia areata and a 40-volunteer random age-sex matched control group. The study is based on anxiety(More)
Skin manifestations, including scalded skin, desquamation, and chronic periorificial dermatitis, are rare clinical signs in patients with methylmalonic acidemia. This condition may be due to enzyme deficiency or multi-nutrient deficiency because of nutritional restriction. Bullous skin lesion is very rare in these patients and consequently, this type of(More)
Background. Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease affecting approximately 1-3% of Caucasians. Prolactin has proliferative effects on human keratinocytes, a dominant feature of psoriasis, and it is thought that this hormone may play a role in the pathogenesis of the disease. This study was conducted to confirm or refute these findings in order to(More)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an important cause of death and disability in young adults ,and may lead to physical disabilities and long-term cognitive, behavioral psychological and social defects. There is a lack of definite result about the effect of thyroid hormones after traumatic brain injury in the severity and no data about their effect on(More)
Cutaneous epithelioid angiomatous nodule (CEAN) is regarded as a very rare entity of benign vascular hyperplasia that clinically manifests as mainly single, small, rapidly-growing reddish to bluish nodules or papules, mainly on the head and neck of adults. Most patients present with solitary lesions. We present a 39-year-old female with multiple,(More)
Hand eczema is a common distressing skin problem. It is an immune reaction to haptens. Thus, substances that inhibit Immune system can be effective in the treatment of hand eczema. In this study, topical fumaric acid 5% cream is compared with topical steroid in the treatment of hand eczema. Patients with hand eczema were randomly divided into two groups.(More)
We report a 42-year-old woman with an asymptomatic solitary targetoid patch on her shin of 1 month duration. Histopathologic evaluation revealed intact epidermis with vascular proliferation in the papillary dermis. Vascular channels were irregular, thin walled, and dilated. They were lined by prominent endothelial cells having plumped protruding nuclei and(More)
BACKGROUND Vitiligo is a multifactorial disease that is characterized by circumscribed depigmented macules and patches. Autoimmune reactions may play an important role in the pathogenesis of the disease. Mycophenolate mofetil is a drug that inhibits DNA synthesis in lymphocytes and has been used in autoimmune diseases such as immunobullous skin diseases,(More)
Cutaneous metastasis is a rare complication of visceral malignancies. We present a very unusual case of a 33 year-old seemingly healthy man with a sudden and rapidly enlarging skin lesion that was diagnosed as a skin metastasis of his visceral malignancy. Abdominopelvic CT scan revealed thickening of the anterior wall of the urinary bladder and the fundus(More)