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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)
In this report, we describe a patient with drug-induced liver failure who developed endogenous endophthalmitis after liver transplantation. Our patient's clinical course was so fulminant that the eye was lost in less than 1 month, without any response to therapy. Recognition of this infection is important because many patients die of disseminated(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)
INTRODUCTION Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease. Topical corticosteroids as the mainstay of treatment have many side effects, both cutaneous and systemic. Sertaconazole is an antifungal cream with anti-inflammatory, antipruritic and antistaphylococcal activity. In this study, the authors compare the effect of hydrocortisone(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)
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)
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 Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is an autoimmune subepidermal blistering skin disorder which occurs mostly in the elderly. Several studies have reported an association between BP and neurological disorders (ND). OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between BP and neurological disorders in Iranian patients. METHODS In(More)