Acta Medica Iranica

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ACTA MEDICA IRANICA (p. ISSN 0044-6025; e. ISSN: 1735-9694) is the official journal of the Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
The journal is the oldest scientific medical journal of the country in English language, which has been published from 1956 onward in English language. Although since 2004 it had been published bimonthly, the journal has been published monthly from first issue of 2011.
Acta Medica Iranica is an international journal with multidisciplinary scope which publishes original research papers, review articles, case reports, and letters to the editor from all over the world. The journal has a wide scope and allows scientists, clinicians, and academic members to publish their original works in this field.
The editorial board of the journal hopes that the journal would be welcomed by researchers and academics in universities and related centers in Asia and in the world at large.

Vol 56, No 8 (2018)

Table of Contents

Review Article(s)

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection: Participation of TH1, TH2, TH17 and Regulatory T Cells in the Immune Response PDF XML
Gerardo Fernando Fernández Soto, Nereida Valero Cedeño, Carolina Arráiz de Fernández, Patricia Paredes Lascano, Miriam Fernández Nieto, María Teresa Peñaherrera Ron Pages: 484-493


Non-Pathogenic Heterozygous Polymorphism in RAB27A Gene in a Case Suspicious to Griscelli Syndrome, Type II PDF XML
Aziz Eghbali, Farzaneh Rahmani, Zahra Aryan, Arndt Borkhardt, Parin Tanzifi, Samaneh Zoghi, Nima Rezaei Pages: 494-497


Pharmacological Profile for the Contribution of NO/cGMP Pathway on Chlorpheniramine Antidepressant-Like Effect in Mice Forced Swim Test PDF XML
Saeed Shakiba, Nazanin Rajai, Mehdi Qaempanah, Nazgol‐Sadat Haddadi, Abbas Norouzi-Javidan, Reyhaneh Akbarian, Sattar Ostadhadi, Ahmad-Reza Dehpour Pages: 498-507
Vitamin D Level and Vitamin D Receptor Gene Polymorphisms in Iranian Azeri Turkish Patients With Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases PDF XML
Amir Hossein Faghfouri, Morteza Bagheri, Alireza Mehdizadeh, Parvin Ayremlou, Rasoul Zarrin Pages: 508-515
Glycosylated Hemoglobin and Related Factors in Children With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Under 20 Years of Age PDF XML
Zahra Razavi, Elham Kaviani, Javad Fredmal Pages: 516-521
Clinicoepidemiological Features of 82 Cases of Bullous Pemphigoid in Tehran, Iran PDF XML
Kamran Balighi, Maryam Daneshpazhooh, Hamidreza Mahmoudi, Maryam Nasimi, Alireza Delavari, Arghavan Azizpour Pages: 522-525
A Multilevel Latent Class Analysis of Smoking Stages in Adolescents and its Predictors PDF XML
Mehrdad Karimi, Kazem Mohamamd, Abbas Rahimiforoushani, Mostafa Hosseini, Asghar Mohammadpoorasl, Keramat Nourijelyani Pages: 526-534
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test in Advanced Heart Failure Among Heart Transplantation Candidates PDF XML
Alireza Eslaminejad, Shahram Kharabian, Saeid Hoseini-Nia, Farah Naghashzadeh, Sayed Mehran Marashian Pages: 535-543

Case Report(s)

Cytomegalovirus Infection in a Patient With Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Type 1 PDF XML
Ahmad Bahrami, Mahnaz Sadeghian, Mehrdad Sheikhvatan, Arash Foroudi, Sara Harsini, Nima Rezaei Pages: 544-546
A Rare Case of Humerus Metastasis From Acinic Cell Carcinoma of Parotid Gland PDF XML
Saeed Almasi, Fereshteh Ensani, Alireza Abdollahi Pages: 547-550
Limbal Mass as a Presentation of Parotid Gland Undifferentiated Carcinoma: A Case Report PDF XML
Mitra Akbari, Reza Soltani-Moghadam, Ramin Elmi Pages: 551-553

Letter to the Editor

Competency-Based Medical Education: A Requirement for Training “Better Physicians” PDF XML
Mehdi Aloosh Pages: 554-555


Corrigendum to: “The Prevalence of Internet Addiction and Its Relations to the Self Esteem and Life Satisfaction in Students of a Medical University” PDF XML
Shahin Salarvand, Zahra Bagheri, Maryam Keshvari, Payam Dalvand, Reza Ghanei Gheshlagh, Mahrokh Keshvari Pages: 556-556