Systematic review
1. Therapeutic Updates on Lichen planopilaris and Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: A Systematic Review

Behnoush Bakhshoudeh; Maryam Salehi; Ramin Sadeghi; Alireza Omranzadeh; Toktam Sahranavard; Soheil Arekhi; Ali Jafarzadeh Esfehani; Naghmeh Zabolinejad

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, Pages 76-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.30338.1228

Abstract
  Introduction: Lichen planopilaris (LPP) and frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) are skin diseases that affect the quality of life. Although a systematic review on LPP and FFA treatment was published in 2013, further updates are needed. The aim of this study is to review systematically the studies published ...  Read More

Systematic review
2. Correlation between Human Herpes virus 8 (HHV8-) and Plasma Cell Myeloma: a Systematic Review

Mohammad Hadi Sadeghian; Zahra Rezaei Dezaki; Seyyede Fatemeh Shams; Sepideh Shakeri

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, Pages 95-100

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.32149.1235

Abstract
  Introduction: Plasma cell myeloma is the distortion of differentiated B lymphocytes which is associated with uncontrolled proliferation of plasma cells in bone marrow. Some studies propound a role for HHV-8 virus in pathogenesis of plasma cell myeloma. Yet the findings are inconsistent. In this article ...  Read More

Case report
3. Venlafaxine-induced Thyroiditis: A Case Report

Ideh Ghafour; Forouzan Elyasi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, Pages 101-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.32213.1237

Abstract
  Thyroiditis is the most common inflammatory disorder that affects thyroid gland.The diagnosis is mainly based on clinical findings, in particular the degree of pain and tenderness of thyroid. Confirmatory laboratory test includes presence of thyroid specific autoantibodies. Treatment is based on the ...  Read More

Case report
4. Acute Subclavian Artery Thrombosis Secondary to Oral Contraceptive Agent Consumption: A Case Report

Masoud Ghiasian; Sajjad Daneshyar; Mehrnaz Olfat

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, Pages 105-107

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.28505.1225

Abstract
  Subclavian artery thrombosis is an uncommon cause of limb ischemia in females without a history of vasculopathy. This condition usually occurs secondary to atherosclerotic changes and hypercoagulable states, which are generally asymptomatic. However, it can manifest with such symptoms as coldness, pain, ...  Read More

Case report
5. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Presenting with Peripheral Neuropathy; A Rare Case of Coincident PCNSL and Mononeuritis Multiplex

Zahra Baghestani; Reza Boostani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, Pages 108-110

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.33480.1241

Abstract
  A 43-year-old male presented with diplopia and right sixth-nerve palsy. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated a lesion in the right periventricular area. High-dose corticosteroid pulse therapy did not resolve the symptom. After one month, his diplopia progressed and he developed weakness ...  Read More

Review
6. A Review on Serum Level of Vitamin D in Atopic March

Zahra Amirian; Fatemeh Behmanesh; Elahe Heidari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, Pages 111-114

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.32450.1238

Abstract
  Recent studies have reported a relationship between vitamin D and atopic diseases such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic dermatitis, which is due to the recently discovered vitamin D receptors on many immune system cells. Among all atopic diseases, asthma has been studied the most in this regard. ...  Read More

Review
7. Convulsion Associated with Gastroenteritis

Maryam Khalesi; Farhad Heydarian; Seyed Javad Sayedi; Shima Badzai; Elahe Heidari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, Pages 115-117

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.11719

Abstract
  Convulsion with mild gastroenteritis is an afebrile seizure associated with viral gastroenteritis in a healthy child without fever, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, meningitis, or encephalitis. Convulsion with mild gastroenteritis is more common in children aged 1 to 2 years. Usually, Convulsions ...  Read More

Review
8. Intractable Epilepsy in Children

Mehran Beiraghi Toosi; Farnoosh Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, Pages 118-121

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.31192.1230

Abstract
  A seizure is defined as a paroxysmal and transient occurrence of signs or symptoms resulting from abnormal synchronous or excessive neuronal activity in the brain. About 15 to 40 percent of children who have any type of seizure are resistant to standard anti-seizure drugs, so called intractable epilepsy. ...  Read More