Volume 19 (2024)
Volume 18 (2023)
Volume 17 (2022)
Volume 16 (2021)
Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 11 (2016)
Volume 10 (2015)
Volume 9 (2014)
Volume 8 (2013)
Volume 7 (2012)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Proven Cutaneous Mucormycosis in a COVID-19 Patient: A Case Report and Literature Review

Arezoo Salami; Mahsa Falahatinejad; Mahsa Abdorahimi; Mohammadreza Salehi; Farzad Aala; Alireza Abdollahi; Hana Saffar; Sadegh Khodavaisy

Volume 19, Issue 2 , February 2024, , Pages 266-275


  There has been a rise in COVID-19-associated mucormycosis (CAM) cases, particularly in low-income countries. We describe a case of primary cutaneous mucormycosis after recovering from COVID-19 in a kidney transplant recipient who had a known case of diabetes mellitus. The patient developed cutaneous ...  Read More

Pulmonary Pathology
Histopathological Examination of Lung Necropsy of 11 Patients Who Died Due to COVID-19: A Case Series

Bahram Nikkhoo; Karim Naseri; Ramyar Rahimi Darehbagh; Mehrdad Habiby; Bahar Moasses-Ghafari

Volume 19, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 126-131


  BackgroundCovid-19 in known to present with acute respiratory distress syndrome pathological manifestations. Studies have shown that patients with Covid-19 can develope diffuse alveolar damage, acute bronchopneumonia, necrotic bronchiolitis, and viral pneumonia.Case PresentationIn this study, we investigate ...  Read More

Molecular Pathology
Different Isoforms of PML-RARA Chimeric Protein in Patients with Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia: Survival Analysis per Demographic Characteristics, Clinicohematological Parameters, and Cytogenetic Findings

Sarah Siahbani; Akbar Safaie; Masoumeh Faghih; Marzieh Hosseini; Afsaneh Fendereski; Behnaz Valibeigi; Ahmad Monabati

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 456-475


  Background & Objective: Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL) is a medical emergency with potentially fatal complications. APL primarily results from a chromosomal translocation (t(15;17)(q22;q21)), leading to the formation of the PML-RARA fusion gene with three possible isoforms. This study aims to ...  Read More

Infectious Diseases
Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis Following Post-COVID-19 Infection in Iran

Parisa Khorasani Esmaili; Shahriar Dabiri; Tooraj Reza Mirshekari; Fatemeh Nabipour; Ayeh Shamsadini; Hadi Eslami; Mohammad Ali Damghani; Ali Asghar Arabi; Maryam Amizadeh; Fatemeh Fani; Navid Gharaei; Shiva Pouradeli

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 116-124


  Background & Objective: Mucormycosis (also called black fungus) is an opportunistic serious fungal infection caused by mucormycetes. It can occur in diabetes mellitus patients and other immunosuppressive conditions with recent predisposing factors such as maxillofacial surgery and corticosteroid ...  Read More

Infectious Diseases
Higher Risk of Chronic Hepatitis E Virus infection in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1: An Iranian Cross- sectional Study

Mohamad Javad Zahedi; Sara Shafieipour; Mohammad Mahdi Hayatbakhsh Abbasi; Nader Pourjamali; Mohsen Nakhaie; Javad Charostad; Mohammad Rezaei Zadeh Rukerd; Mohammad Mehdi Lashkarizadeh; Fatemeh Karami Robati; Azam Dehghani; Yunes Jahani; Seyed Mohamad Ali Arabzadeh; Hamid Reza Mollaei; Ebrahim Ranjbar

Volume 18, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 125-133


  Background & Objective: Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) infection may be common in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) patients and may lead to chronic infection as well as cirrhosis. We intended to determine the incidence of HEV infection among HIV-1 patients in comparison to individuals without HIV-1 ...  Read More

Endocrine Pathology
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, T3 and T4 Population-based Reference Range and Children Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction: First Report from South of Iran

Mansoureh Shokripour; Mohammad Hadi Imanieh; Saghar Garayemi; Navid Omidifar; Babak Shirazi Yeganeh; Fadhil Althabhawee

Volume 17, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 427-434


  Background & Objective: The TSH reference range's validity affects the thyroid dysfunction diagnosis. The primary objective of this study is to determine the reference range, which is established according to age and region.Methods: The data were collected retrospectively from people over the age ...  Read More

Head and Neck Pathology
The Frequency of Human Papillomavirus Positivity in Iranian Patients with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Mitra Rezaei; Mahboobeh Karimi-Galougahi; Azin Kheradmand; Mihan Pourabdollah Toutkaboni; Hassan Mir Mohammad Sadeghi; Alireza Abdollahi; Amirnader Emami Razavi; Ali Safavi Naini; Farahnaz Bidari- Zerehpoosh

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 20-26


  Background & Objective: Human papillomavirus (HPV) has been associated with prognosis in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Similar to the global studies, different prevalence rates of this viral infection have been reported in Iran. Therefore, we aimed to report the prevalence ...  Read More

Biology & Genetic
Cytogenetic Study of Patients with Primary Amenorrhea in the Northeast of Iran

Narjes Soltani; Farzaneh Mirzaei; Hossein Ayatollahi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 57-61


  Background & Objective: Primary amenorrhea refers to the absence of menstruation in females of reproductive by age 16 when the development of secondary sexual characteristics is evident (breast development, pubic hair) or by age 14 when there are no secondary sexual characteristics are present. Primary ...  Read More

Five-year Survival Rate of Bladder Cancer in Iran during 2001-2007

Maryam Khayamzadeh; Fereshte Aliakbari; Zahra Zolghadr; Majid Emadeddin; Mahsa Ahadi; MohammadEsmaeil Akbari; Amir Reza Abedi; Shahrzad Nematollahi; Seyed Jalil Hosseini

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 69-74


  Background & Objective: Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and the most common cancer in women, comprising 8% of all males and 3% of female tumors. The present study aimed to estimate the five-year survival rates of bladder cancer in Iran.Methods: Information on3,337 registered ...  Read More

The Prevalence of HPV Genotypes in Iranian Population: An Update

Mina Mobini Kesheh; Hossein Keyvani

Volume 14, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 197-205


  Background & Objective: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main cause of genital warts and some anogenital cancers in male and female subjects which is commonly transmitted by sexual contacts. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to examine the prevalence of HPV genotypes in 10,266 Iranian ...  Read More

Colonization of Pneumocystis jirovecii in Patients who Received and not Received Corticosteroids Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit: Airborne Transmission Approach

Behnam Mohammadi-Ghalehbin; Shahram Habibzadeh; Mohsen Arzanlou; Roghayeh Teimourpour; Saeideh Amani Ghayum

Volume 13, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 136-143


  Background & objective: Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is responsible for pulmonary infection in immunocompromised patients. This study aimed to investigating the frequency of Pneumocystis colonization in patients hospitalized in the intensive care unit (ICU) and evaluating the relationship between ...  Read More

Prevalence of Clinically Isolated Metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Coding Genes, and Possible Risk Factors in Iran

Abdolmajid Ghasemian; Kobra Salimian Rizi; Hassan Rajabi Vardanjani; Farshad Nojoomi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 1-9


  Background & Objective: The spread of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a global concern. Metallo-beta-lactamase (MBL) enzymes cause extensive drug resistance among Gram-negative bacteria. The current study aimed at determining the prevalence of MBL-producing P. aeruginosa in Iran. Methods: ...  Read More

Cervical Cancer and Genital Infections: Assessment of Performance and Validation in Human Papillomavirus Genotyping Assays in Iran, its Neighbouring Countries and Persian Gulf Area

Amir Sohrabi; Massoud Hajia

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 35-44


  Background: The accuracy of diagnostic assays in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) genital infection and cervical cancer has remained a clinical challenge in diagnosis.  Evidence indicates that a large proportion of cervical cancer can be prevented through organized care for HPV and testing. Countries ...  Read More

Biology & Genetic
Maspin Gene Expression in Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of Breast

Shahriar Dabiri; Mohammadmehdi Moeini aghtaei; Jahanbano Shahryari; Manzume Shamis meymandi; Sahar Amirpour-Rostami; Reza Foutohi-Ardekani

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 104-111

  Background: The breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women, on the other hand absence of myoepithelial cells play a pivotal role in pathogenesis of this cancer. Thus we aimed to investigate the possible abilities of the molecular assay technique to find a relationship between mammary serine ...  Read More

The Adverse Effects of Pregnancies Complicated by Hemoglobin H (HBH) Disease

Maryam Rabiee; Jalal-Aldin Shams; Nafiseh Zafargandie

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 318-321


  Hemoglobin (Hb) H disease is a moderate form of α- thalassemia resulting from various genetic defects. HbH disease is not necessarily a benign disorder as has been generally thought. We present hereby a 25- year-old Iranian pregnant woman whom referred to our hospital for blood transfusion. She ...  Read More

Oral Pathology
Laryngeal Paraganglioma: A Diagnostic Challenge

Fariba Binesh; Mohammad Hossein Dadgarnia; Yasaman Khaksar; Abbas Mirvakili

Volume 10, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 322-325


  Paragangliomas are neoplasms of neural crest origin. In the head and neck, they uncommonly involve the larynx. The distinction between paragangliomas and other neuroendocrine tumors can be difficult. Precise diagnosis is important in order to optimize patient treatment. Diagnosis relies mostly on histopathologic ...  Read More

Recurrent Glandular Odontogenic Cyst of Maxilla: a Case Report

Amir Hosein Jafarian; Amin Rahpeyma; Saeedeh khajehahmadi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 160-164


  The glandular odontogenic cyst (GOC) is a rare lesion with odontogenic origin. It shows a propensity for recurrence revealed in 30% of all case. This investigation reports a case of recurrent GOC in a 35-year-old female in the anterior region of the maxilla, which is uncommon and discusses about IHC ...  Read More

Microbial Etiology and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Bactria Implicated in Urinary Tract Infection in Tehran, Iran

Zohreh Nozarian; Alireza Abdollahi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 56-60


  Background and Objectives: Urinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the most common infectious diseases with different microbial agent and antimicrobial resistant pattern in hospitalized patients and outpatients. In order to assess the adequacy of therapy, knowledge of prevalence and resistance pattern ...  Read More

Primary Cutaneous Leiomyosarcoma in a Young Patient Previously Misdiagnosed as Pleomorphic Fibroma

Fariba Abbasi; Rahim Mahmudlu; Yasaman Nikniaz; Makan Rezaie

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 69-73


  Cutaneous leiomyosarcoma is a relatively rare tumor accounts for about 2-3% of superficial soft tissue sarcomas. It occurs more frequently in males in fifth and sixth decades with a predilection for extremities. We report a 27 years old male with cutaneous leiomyosarcoma of thigh, previously diagnosed ...  Read More

Primary Tuberculosis of Breast: Case Report

Ehsan Malekianzadeh; Sedigheh Khazaei; Babak Izadi; Mahtab Rahbar

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 268-272

  Although breast tuberculosis still remains rare, but in endemic countries should be in differential diagnosis of breast cancer and abscess. Imaging modalities cannot distinguish between cancer and tuberculosis. Acid fast bacilli stain; culture and PCR are helpful diagnostic methods but unfortunately ...  Read More

Methylation Analysis of 5’UTR Promoter Region of DBC2 as a Biomarker in the Peripheral Bloods of Some Iranian Women with Sporadic Breast Cancer

Fahimeh Mousavi; Mehrdad Noruzinia; Elahe Keyhani; Feridoon Seirati; Samira Rezaei; Forough Mojtahedi; Farkhondeh Behjati

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 117-123

  Background and Objective: The DBC2 (deleted in breast cancer 2) or RhoBTB2 (Located on 8p21) is a tumor suppressor gene associated with tumorigenesis. Mutational studies of DBC2 at its promoter region in breast cancer revealed an important role for epigenetic changes contributing to its low expression. ...  Read More

Are the Preventive Services For HHV-8 Necessary in HIV Positive Persons in Central Zone of Iran?

Mohsen Meidani; Zohreh Aminzadeh; Mahya Faghih; Nooshin Ahmadi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 133-137

    Background and Objective: It is presumed that human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8) is the necessary cause of all different forms of Kaposi’s sarcoma which is the most common neoplasm in HIV-infected persons. In this study, we wanted to determine the prevalence of HHV8 infection in all the available ...  Read More

First Seroprevalence Survey of Children with Tularemia Infection in Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari Province, Iran

Abolfazl Khoshdel; Ebrahim Saedi Dezaki; Froozan Ganji; Roya Habibian; Reza Imani; Elham Taheri; Azar Nikkhah

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 23-27

    Background and Objectives: An increasing number of tularemia was reported in all over the world. This infection is characterized by different clinical syndromes that can be considered in differential diagnosis of infectious disease. Despite effective antibiotics against Francisella tularensis, ...  Read More

Tongue Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Clinical Study

Hamidreza Azimi; Saeedeh Khajehahmadi; Amin Rahpeyma

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 28-32

    Background and Objectives: Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue (SCCOT) is the most common malignant neoplasm in oral cavity. At the time of the diagnosis of SCCOT regional metastases with a high mortality rate are common, which is due to the extensive lymphatic system drainage of the tongue. ...  Read More

Hematological Reference Values for Healthy Males in the Central Part of Iran

Amitis Ramezani; Mandana Shams; Nader Zarinfar; Mohammad Banifazl; Arezoo Aghakhani; Ali Eslamifar; Fatemeh- Alsadat Mahdaviani; Ghorban Deiri; Masoomeh Sofian

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 50-55

    Background and Objectives: Laboratory reference values are an important tool for clinical management of patients. Reference values being used in most laboratories in Iran have been provided from the established reference values from developed countries. However, several variables can affect on ...  Read More