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)
Perianal Linear Syringocystadenoma Papilliferum: A Case Report with Review of the Literature

Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Yalda Nahidi; Mostafa Izanlu; Negin Davoodi; Sima Davoodi

Volume 18, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 483-487


  Syringocystadenoma papilliferum is a rare benign adnexal tumor that originates from the apocrine and eccrine glands. It mainly manifests as a solitary lesion in the head and neck; however, rarely, it may involve the trunk and limbs, typically with a linear pattern. Here, we report an extremely rare case ...  Read More

The Histomorphological Spectrum of Placenta in Growth Restricted Fetuses in A Tertiary Care Centre in South India

Abinaya Sundari Amirthakatesan; Sharmila Devi Chandramohan; Uma Maheshwari Gurusamy

Volume 18, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 12-23


  Background & Objective: Fetal growth restriction (FGR) is one of the leading causes of perinatal morbidity and mortality. Our study aimed to analyze the gross and histopathological changes in the placentas of growth-restricted fetuses.Methods: Placentas of fifty growth-restricted fetuses received ...  Read More

Foamy Cell Angiosarcoma in a Patient with Xeroderma Pigmentosum: A Case Report and Comprehensive Review of the Literature

Fatemeh Montazer; Ali Zare Dehnavi; Abbas Dehghani; Arash Maboudi; Azadeh Goodarzi

Volume 17, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 360-370


  Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by a DNA repair defect caused by ultraviolet light and cutaneous manifestations, including solar lentigines, xerosis, actinic damage, and cutaneous neoplasms (e.g., basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma). ...  Read More

Nevus Comedonicus with Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis: A Case Report

Faezeh Taghavi; Sima Davoodi; Naser Tayyebi Meibodi; Yalda Nahidi; Mostafa Izanlu

Volume 17, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 234-237


  Nevus comedonicus (NC) is a rare developmental anomaly of the folliculosebaceous apparatus, which appears as numerous dilated papules containing firm, darkly pigmented, horny plugs. It appears shortly after birth and mostly before the age of 10; however, late-onset cases have been reported. There is ...  Read More

Correlation of Histomorphological Findings with Bacteriological Index in Leprosy Patients

Shramika Mahadev Naik; Swapnil Arun More; Sneha Ramdas Joshi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 48-55


  Background & Objective: Leprosy is characterized by various clinicopathological forms depending on the host's body. Therefore, the correlation of histopathological findings with bacteriological index is helpful in diagnosing, classifying, and monitoring the treatment. We aimed to analyze the histomorphological ...  Read More

BRAF Mutation Analysis in Primary Acral Melanoma of 41 Cases from South of Iran

Fatemeh Sari Aslani; Akbar Safaee; Mozhgan Akbarzadeh Jahromi; Leila Karami

Volume 16, Issue 4 , August 2021, , Pages 370-375


  Background & Objective: Acral melanoma (AM) is a common type of cutaneous melanoma that occurs in the skin of the palms, soles, and nail beds. This malignancy, like other types of cancer, has different genetic alterations. To date, despite decades of research the roles of oncogenic BRAF mutations ...  Read More

Cardiac Involvement and Subsequent Death due to Extranodal NK/T Cell Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma: An Autopsy Case and Brief Review of the Literature

Nikolaos D. Goutas; Emmanouil I. Sakelliadis; Eleftheria Lakiotaki; Konstantinos D. Katsos; Kalliroi Spanou; Pinelopi Korkolopoulou; Dimitrios G. Vlachodimitropoulos

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 337-342


  Cardiac tumors range from benign to high grade malignancies. The incidence of cardiac involvement either by primary, or secondary tumors during autopsy is reported to be extremely low. Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma (ENKTL), nasal type is an unusual type of lymphoma. The skin is the second most common ...  Read More

CD137: A Member of the TNFR Family - in Psoriasis Skin Lesions in Comparison with Normal Skin Specimens

Parvin Rajabi; Syed Mehdi Eftekhari; Azadeh Kadkhodaii; Amirhosein Kefayat

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 103-108


  Background and Objective: CD137 is a member of the TNF-Receptor family. TNF-alpha antagonists have therapeutic effect in active psoriasis. In this study, the relative frequency of CD137 expression was investigated in the inflammatory cells of psoriasis lesions for the first time. Methods: The specimens ...  Read More

Prevalence and Main Determinants of BRAF V600E Mutation in Dysplastic and Congenital Nevi

Maryam Nasimi; alireza Ghanadan; Kambiz Kamyab; vahidesadat Azhari; Tahereh Yousefi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 51-56


  Background & Objective: Predicting the transformation of dysplastic or congenital nevi into malignant lesions results in a significant increase in the survival of patients. Some specific gene mutations have been reported to be very helpful in this regard. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the ...  Read More

Necrotizing Skin Findings in Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Case Report

Fatmagul Kusku; Damlanur Sakiz

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 79-83


  Coronavirus is a single-stranded RNA virus that causes acute respiratory syndrome and various skin lesions. In addition, ischemic acral lesions have been reported in patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to coagulation disorders. We here present a case with ischemic acral lesions ...  Read More

Thiopurine S-methyltransferase and Pemphigus Vulgaris: A Phenotype-Genotype Study

Maral Mokhtari; Farzaneh Mostanbet; Saideh Nekooee Fard; Golsa Shekarkhar; Mozhdeh Sepaskhah; Maryam Sadat Sadati

Volume 15, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 299-305


  Background & Objective:  Thiopurine drugs are considered as a treatment modality in various autoimmune disorders including pemphigus vulgaris (PV). These drugs are metabolized by an enzyme “Thiopurine S-methyl transferase” (TPMT). Various variants of this enzyme may have decreased ...  Read More

Low Expression of Occludin in the Melanoma Patients

Pouri Salehi; Farzaneh Tafvizi; Kambiz Kamyab Hesari

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 272-278


  Background & Objective: Malignant melanoma is the fatal cutaneous neoplasm which is curable by the early diagnosis. The expression of occludin protein which is an integral membrane protein is altered in an epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. Although, recent studies provide sufficient evidence ...  Read More

Evaluation of Immunohistochemical Findings and Clinical Features associated with Local Aggressiveness in Basal Cell Carcinoma

Simin Shamsi meymandi; Shahriar Dabiri; Alireza ZeynadiniMeymand; Maryam Iranpour; Maryam Khalili; Sorour Alijani; Mahin Aflatoonian

Volume 14, Issue 3 , August 2019, , Pages 193-196


  Background & Objective:Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is classified into BCC1 or low risk (nodular, superficial type) and BCC2 or high risk (micronodular, morpheaform, infiltrative, and basosquamous types) based on clinical behavior. This study attempts to evaluate immunohistochemical (IHC) findings ...  Read More

The Study for Diagnostic Value of β-Catenin Immunohistochemistry Marker in Distinction of Aggressive and Non-Aggressive Basal Cell Carcinoma

Parvin Rajabi; Mitra Hydarpoor; Ahmadreza Maghsoudi; Fatemeh Mohaghegh; Maryam Dehghani Mobarakeh

Volume 14, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 52-60


  Background & Objective: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a common skin cancer arising from the basal layer of the epidermis and its appendages. They are locally invasive, aggressive, and destructive of skin and the surrounding structures. β-Catenin is a multifunctional protein located to the ...  Read More

Non-scarring Alopecias in Iranian Patients: A Histopathological Study With Hair Counts

Fatemeh Sari Aslani; Mina Heidari Esfahani; Mozhdeh Sepaskhah

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 317-324

  Background and Objective: Non-scarring alopecia is a challenge in the diagnosis and treatment, rarely studied in Asian countries. The current study aimed at evaluating histopathological features including hair count of different subtypes of non-scarring alopecia in Iranian patients.Methods: The current ...  Read More

Estrogen Receptor Beta Expression in Melanomas Versus Dysplastic Nevi

Soheila Nasiri; Zahra Asadi- kani; Fatemeh Nabavi; Marjan Saeedi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 377-378

  Dear Editor-in-ChiefMalignant melanoma is a tumor arising from melanocyte; this tumor rarely occurs before puberty, with higher mortality rate in males and better survival rate in female patients affected by metastatic melanoma (1, 2). These facts propose that a relationship and association may exist ...  Read More

Nodular Cystic Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Trunk: a Diagnostic Dilemma in an Unsuspecting Youth

Ruchita Tyagi; Dilpreet Kaur; Gursheen Kaur; Bhavna Garg; Neena Sood; Sunil Gupta

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 410-412


  Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) commonly affects the elderly and is mostly confined to the head and neck region. Only 10% of all cases occur on the trunk. We presented a case of bullous lesion on the abdomen in a young male, initially diagnosed by clinicians as a vascular nevus. Histopathological examination ...  Read More

Evaluation of Association Between the Serum Levels of MMP-9 and MMP-9/TIMPs With Soluble Forms of Selectins and Itching Induced by Sulfur Mustard

Nayere Askari; Tooba Ghazanfari; Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh; Athar Moin; Ali Khamesipour; Shahryar Pourfarzam; Zuhair Mohammad Hassan

Volume 12, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 257-264


  Background & objective: Pruritus is the most frequent chronic dermal complication of sulfur mustard (SM), which negatively influences the quality of life. Exact pathophysiology of SM-induced itching is unknown. The current study aimed at evaluating the possible association between SM-induced ...  Read More

Comparison of P53 Intensity, Frequency and Size in Normal Skin Periphery of Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma And Melanocytic Nevus in Persian Skin Type

Farahnaz Bidari Zerehpoosh; Soheila Nasiri; Sara Zahedifard; Shahram Sabeti

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 62-66


  Background:Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC), the most prevalent types being Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) and Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), is the most common type of malignancy in human beings. These neoplasms are more frequent in the elderly and fair skinned people and mainly occur on sun-exposed sites ...  Read More

A Case-Control Study on the Take-Off Sign in Lesional Skin Biopsies of Patients with Pityriasis Rosea

Antonio An Tung Chuh; Vijay Zawar; Gayatri Karad

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 416-417

  Dear Editor-in-Chief   Lesional histopathological features in pityriasis rosea (PR) are non-specific (1).  Our aim here is to investigate whether a histopathological take-off sign (TOS) is associated with PR.  Read More

Clinico-Pathological Study of Cutaneous Granulomatous Lesions- a 5 yr Experience in a Tertiary Care Hospital in India

Srabani Chakrabarti; Subrata Pal; Biplab Biswas; Kingshuk Bose; Saswati Pal; Swapan Pathak

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 54-60

  Background: Granulomatous dermatoses are common skin pathology, often need histopathological confirmation for diagnosis. Histologically six sub-types of granulomas found in granulomatous skin diseases- tuberculoid, sarcoidal, necrobiotic, suppurative, foreign body & histoid type. The aims of the ...  Read More