International Journal of Clinical Dermatology


Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2020

  • Serum Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid in Vitiligo Patients: A Case Control Study

    Nadia Abdalhafid El Sherif, Salwa Abdalsalam El-Dibany, Azza El Saddiek Hussein Greiw

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 19-21
    Received: 14 August 2020
    Accepted: 24 August 2020
    Published: 16 September 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcd.20200302.11
    Abstract: Background: Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease characterized by the destruction of melanocytes by immune mechanisms. The role of vitamin B12 and folate in melanin synthesis has been well recognized. Aim of the study: To evaluate the serum levels of vitamin B12 and folate in Libyan patients with vitiligo vulgaris. Patients and Methods: Blood samples ... Show More
  • A Study of Dermatological Diseases in a Geriatric Patients

    Najat Omer Ali Alramaity, Nadia Abdalhafid Elsherif, Azza El Saddiek Hussein Greiw

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 22-27
    Received: 4 October 2020
    Accepted: 19 October 2020
    Published: 11 November 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcd.20200302.12
    Abstract: Background: The dermatological problems in the elderly is very common, and can often add to the psychological stress in the geriatric population. Aim of the study: To determine the frequency and the patterns of skin diseases in the elderly patients. Patients and methods: A cross-sectional study was done in 100 elderly patients who attended the derm... Show More
  • Comparative Clinical Assessment of Effectiveness and Safety of Calcitriol and Calcipotriol in Mild Plaque Psoriasis

    Harshal Mahajan, Gaurav Deshmukh, Dhiraj Dhoot, Rashmi Mamadi, Hanmant Barkate

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 28-31
    Received: 29 October 2020
    Accepted: 9 November 2020
    Published: 19 November 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcd.20200302.13
    Abstract: Introduction: Psoriasis is defined as chronic disease of the skin which is treated by topical drugs, systemic drugs or phototherapy depending on its severity. Vitamin D analogues are also commonly used in psoriasis, and its combination with topical corticosteroids (TCS) has shown to have synergistic action leading to more effective control of sympt... Show More