Review
1. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Review Article

Samaneh Sajjadi; Sepideh Hejazi; Ghazaleh Azami; Mina Akbari; Fatemeh Akbari

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.17338.1175

Abstract
  Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is characterized by the mean pulmonary artery pressure of more than 25 mmHg and pulmonary artery wedge pressure of less than 15 mmHg evidenced by right-heart catheterization. In the classification of PAH, some subgroups are defined as primary or secondary PAH based ...  Read More

Review
2. Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Mitra Ahadi; Negin Masoudifar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, Pages 8-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.25446.1211

Abstract
  Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic immune condition affecting children and adults. Dysphagia and food impaction are the main symptoms; however, reflux-like symptoms may also be present. The diagnosis of EoE is made with endoscopic evaluation for dysphagia, and its definitive diagnosis requires ...  Read More

Review
3. A Review Study on the Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease Using Fetal Echocardiography

Hassan Mottaghi; Elahe Heidari; Shirin Sadat Ghiasi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, Pages 12-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.26979.1218

Abstract
  Congenital heart defect (CHD) is the most common type of congenital malformation in live births with a wide and variable spectrum in each population. The prevalence of this malformation is reported to be 8 cases per 1,000 live births. The CHD is also accompanied by multiple complications, such as prematurity, ...  Read More

Case report
4. Bilateral Primary Adrenal Lymphoma in a 59- year-old Female

Alireza Ahmadi; Sepideh Namdar; Sajjad Daneshyar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, Pages 16-18

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.27296.1219

Abstract
  Occasionally, lymphoma involves the adrenal glands; however, primary adrenal lymphoma (PAL) is rare and only few cases have been reported. We report a case of a 59-year-old female with primary adrenal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) manifested by weakness, fatigue, anorexia, and hyper pigmentation ...  Read More

Case report
5. Primary Neuroendocrine Tumor of Vulva: A Case Report

Shaghayegh kamian; Mitra Rafieizadeh; Maliheh Arab; Masume Shafiei

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, Pages 19-22

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.24474.1206

Abstract
  Vulvar cancer is a rare malignancy representing less than 1% of the cancers, which is diagnosed in women with a high incidence of local recurrence and distant metastasis and carries a poor prognosis. We presented a 51-year-old woman with a lesion in the vulva appeared for three months. The lesion was ...  Read More

Case report
6. Abductor digiti minimi opponensplasty for a patient with Cavanagh’s syndrome: A case report

Ali Parsa; Farzad Omidi Kashani; Mohammad Moghaddam; Abdolreza Malek; Ali Birjandinejad

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, Pages 23-25

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.25619.1212

Abstract
  Thumb hypoplasia only in the intrinsic thenar muscles is a rare condition; this defect might be accompanied with cardiac diseases (Holt-Oram syndrome), ocular anomalies, and vascular anomalies of the hand and wrist (Okihiro syndrome). In addition, this condition may be detected in hypereosinophilic syndrome ...  Read More

Case report
7. Cutaneous anthrax in the northeast of Iran: A case report and review of the literature

Mohsen Karbalaei Zadeh Babaki; Mahdis Ghavidel; Hadi Farsiani; Kiarash Ghazvini

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, Pages 26-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.24603.1207

Abstract
  Bacillus anthracis is an aerobic, gram-positive, and spore-forming Bacillus species. The most common form of anthrax infection is the cutaneous form. The infection usually develops several days after exposure to products of infected animals and manifest as black sore with severe swelling on the skin.A ...  Read More

Systematic review
8. A Brief Review of Therapeutic and Diagnostic Applications of Enema in Iranian Traditional Medicine and Other Complementary Medicines

Hamideh khorrampazouh; Seyed Musa al-Reza Hosseini; Mohammadreza Noras

Volume 5, Issue 1 , February 2018, Pages 29-32

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.25068.1209

Abstract
  Introduction: Enema or ‘hoqne’ is a therapeutic approach used for a wide range of diseases in the Iranian traditional medicine. The use of this method dates back to thousands of years to Hippocrates and Galen. The aim of this study was to review the history of enema and its methods and indices ...  Read More