Afsaneh Alavi, M.D.

  1. Dermatologist

Publications

  1. Gotesman RD, Choi C, Alavi A. Hidradenitis suppurativa in East and Southeast Asian populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Dermatol. 2021 Nov; 60 (11):e433-e439 Epub 2021 June 01
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  2. Frew JW, Alavi A, Kirby JS. An Abscess Is Not a Descriptive Term but an Entity With a Universally Accepted Definition-A Clarification on Semantics-Reply. JAMA Dermatol. 2021 Oct 1; 157 (10):1245-1246
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  3. Sachdeva M, Kim P, Mufti A, Maliyar K, Sibbald C, Alavi A. Biologic Use in Pediatric Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Systematic Review. J Cutan Med Surg. 2021 Sep 29; 12034754211049711 Epub 2021 Sept 29
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  4. Kohn AH, Alavi A, Armstrong AW, Babalola F, Garg A, Gottlieb AB, Grilli L, Jemec GBE, Latella J, Marcus K, Merola JF, Ortega-Loayza AG, Siegel DM, Strand V, Tan JKL, Perez-Chada LM. International Dermatology Outcome Measures (IDEOM): Report from the 2020 Annual Meeting. Dermatology. 2021 Sep 17; 1-8 Epub 2021 Sept 17
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  5. Machado MO, Kang NC, Tai F, Sambhi RDS, Berk M, Carvalho AF, Chada LP, Merola JF, Piguet V, Alavi A. Measuring fatigue: a meta-review. Int J Dermatol. 2021 Sep; 60 (9):1053-1069 Epub 2020 Dec 10
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  6. Hanna N, Silverberg OM, Reaume M, Gladman D, Davis MDP, Piguet V, Alavi A. Incidence, prevalence, and predictors of inflammatory arthritis in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Dermatol. 2021 Aug 25 [Epub ahead of print]
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  7. Gulliver W, Alavi A, Wiseman MC, Gooderham MJ, Rao J, Alam MS, Papp KA, Desjardins O, Jean C. Real-world effectiveness of adalimumab in patients with moderate-to-severe hidradenitis suppurativa: the 1-year SOLACE study. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2021 Aug 11 [Epub ahead of print]
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  8. McPhie ML, Fletcher J, Machado MO, Carvalho AF, Piguet V, Alavi A. A Systematic Review of Depression and Anxiety in Adults with Pyoderma Gangrenosum. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2021 Aug 1; 34 (8):432-436
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  9. Tai F, Shah M, Pon K, Alavi A. Laser Resurfacing Monotherapy for the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis. J Cutan Med Surg. 2021 Jul 2; 12034754211027515 Epub 2021 July 02
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  10. Silverberg JI, Pinter A, Alavi A, Lynde C, Bouaziz JD, Wollenberg A, Murrell DF, Alpizar S, Laquer V, Chaouche K, Ahmad F, Armstrong JM, Piketty C. Nemolizumab is associated with a rapid improvement in atopic dermatitis signs and symptoms: subpopulation (EASI >/= 16) analysis of randomized phase 2B study. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2021 Jul; 35 (7):1562-1568 Epub 2021 Apr 01
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  11. Shavit E, Cecchini M, Limacher JJ, Walsh S, Wentworth A, Davis MDP, Alavi A. Superficial Granulomatous Pyoderma Gangrenosum Involving the Face: A Case Series of Five Patients and a Review of the Literature [Formula: see text]. J Cutan Med Surg. 2021 Jul-Aug; 25 (4):371-376 Epub 2021 Feb 05
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  12. Hines A, Alavi A, Davis MDP. Cutaneous Manifestations of Diabetes. Med Clin North Am. 2021 Jul; 105 (4):681-697
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  13. Fletcher J, Posso-De Los Rios C, Jambrosic J, Alavi A. Coexistence of Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Steatocystoma Multiplex; Is It a New Variant of Hidradenitis Suppurativa? J Cutan Med Surg. 2021 Apr 28; 12034754211010145 [Epub ahead of print]
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  14. Frew JW, Lowes MA, Goldfarb N, Butt M, Piguet V, O'Brien E, Ingram J, Jemec GBE, Tan J, Zouboulis C, Alavi A, Kirby JS. Global Harmonization of Morphological Definitions in Hidradenitis Suppurativa for a Proposed Glossary. JAMA Dermatol. 2021 Apr 1; 157 (4):449-455
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  15. Sibbald RG, Elliott JA, Persaud-Jaimangal R, Goodman L, Armstrong DG, Harley C, Coelho S, Xi N, Evans R, Mayer DO, Zhao X, Heil J, Kotru B, Delmore B, LeBlanc K, Ayello EA, Smart H, Tariq G, Alavi A, Somayaji R. Wound Bed Preparation 2021. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2021 Apr 1; 34 (4):183-195
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  16. Lu JD, Milakovic M, Piguet V, Alavi A. Antidrug antibodies to tumour necrosis factor inhibitors in hidradenitis suppurativa: a systematic review. Br J Dermatol 2021 Mar; 184 (3):555-557 Epub 2021 Feb 08
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  17. Abdalla T, Mansour M, Bouazzi D, Lowes MA, Jemec GBE, Alavi A. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Patients with Suboptimal Response to Adalimumab for Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Retrospective Case Series. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2021 Mar; 22 (2):275-283 Epub 2020 Nov 26
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  18. Abdalla T, Lowes MA, Kaur N, Micheletti RG, Steinhart AH, Alavi A. Is There a Role for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Patients with Hidradenitis Suppurativa on Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Inhibitors? Am J Clin Dermatol. 2021 Mar; 22 (2):139-147
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  19. Price KN, Collier EK, Grogan T, Fernandez JM, Alhusayen R, Alavi A, Hamzavi IH, Lowes MA, Porter MJ, Hsiao JL, Shi VY. Physician perspectives on complementary and alternative medicine in hidradenitis suppurativa. Dermatol Ther. 2021 Mar; 34 (2):e14851 Epub 2021 Feb 20
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  20. Alavi A, Goldenberg A, Jacob S, Shelley A, Kirsner R. Contact Dermatitis: An Important Consideration in Leg Ulcers International Journal of Women's Dermatology. 2021.
  21. Garg A, Malviya N, Strunk A, Wright S, Alavi A, Alhusayen R, Alikhan A, Daveluy SD, Delome I, Goldfarb N, Gulliver W, Hamzavi I, Jaleel T, Kimball A, Kirby J, Kirchhof MG, Lester J, Lev-Tov H, Lowes MA, Micheletti R, Orenstein L, Piguet V, Sayed C, Tan J, Naik HB. Comorbidity Screening in Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Evidence-Based Recommendations from the US and Canadian Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundations J Am Acad Dermatol. 01/22/2021. Epub 2021 Jan 04.
  22. Alavi A, Archer J, Coutts P. Use of an advanced collagen matrix dressing on patients with complex chronic lower extremity ulcers: A case series. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2021; 9:2050313X211013684 Epub 2021 May 13
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  23. Alavi A, Karvar M, Panayi A, Orgill DP, Ross K. Trends in The Management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa in the Middle East Region: A Systemic Review International Journal of Dermatology. 2020.
  24. Croitoru D, Naderi-Azad S, Sachdeva M, Piguet V, Alavi A. A Wound Care Specialist's Approach to Pyoderma Gangrenosum. Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2020 Dec; 9(12):686-694. Epub 2020 Jun 16.
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  25. Alavi A, Shi V, Hsiao J, Collier E, Seivright JR, Price K, Grogan TR, Fernandez JA. Provider Perspectives on the Management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa in Pregnancy - a Survey Study International Journal of Women's Dermatology. 2020.
  26. Pikety A, Silverberg J, Pinter A, Alavi A, Bouaziz JD. Nemolizumab is Associated with a Rapid Improvement in Atopic Dermatitis Signs and Symptoms: Subpopulation (EASI =16) Analysis of Phase 2B Study Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 2020.
  27. Sachdeva M, Shah M, Alavi A. Race-Specific Prevalence of Hidradenitis Suppurativa. J Cutan Med Surg. 2020 Nov 11; 1203475420972348 [Epub ahead of print]
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  28. Lu JD, Hobbs MM, Huang WW, Ortega-Loayza AG, Alavi A. Identification and evaluation of outcome measurement instruments in pyoderma gangrenosum: a systematic review. Br J Dermatol. 2020 Nov; 183(5):821-828. Epub 2020 May 07.
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  29. Lu JD, Milakovic M, Ortega-Loayza AG, Marzano AV, Alavi A. Pyoderma gangrenosum: proposed pathogenesis and current use of biologics with an emphasis on complement C5a inhibitor IFX-1. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2020 Nov; 29 (11):1179-1185 Epub 2020 Sept 29
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  30. Shavit E, Marzano AV, Alavi A. Ulcerative versus non-ulcerative panniculitis: is it time for a novel clinical approach to panniculitis? Int J Dermatol. 2020 Oct 11 [Epub ahead of print]
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  31. Goldfarb N, Lowes MA, Butt M, King T, Alavi A, Kirby JS. Hidradenitis Suppurativa Area and Severity Index Revised (HASI-R): psychometric property assessment. Br J Dermatol. 2020 Sep 23 Epub 2020 Sept 23
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  32. Frew JW, Marzano AV, Wolk K, Join-Lambert O, Alavi A, Lowes MA, Piguet V. A Systematic Review of Promising Therapeutic Targets in Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Critical Evaluation of Mechanistic and Clinical Relevance. J Invest Dermatol. 2020 Sep 9 Epub 2020 Sept 09
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  33. Narla S, Azzam M, Townsend S, Vellaichamy G, Marzano AV, Alavi A, Lowes MA, Hamzavi IH. Identifying key components and therapeutic targets of the immune system in hidradenitis suppurativa with an emphasis on neutrophils. Br J Dermatol. 2020 Sep 7 Epub 2020 Sept 07
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  34. Shah M, Sachdeva M, Alavi A. Work impairment in a woman with severe hidradenitis suppurativa after delayed diagnosis: A call for action. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2020 Sep; 6 (4):327-328 Epub 2020 May 31
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  35. Shavit E, Alavi A, George R. Inframammary Hidradenitis Suppurativa: An optimal surgical approach to a challenging region. Breast J. 2020 Aug 05. [Epub ahead of print]
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  36. Alavi A, Shah M, Kang NC. Inflamed, Purulent Axillary Nodules. Am Fam Physician. 2020 Jul 15; 102(2):111-112.
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  37. Price KN, Alavi A, Hsiao JL, Shi VY. Gender Minority Patients in Dermatology Clinical Trials International Journal of Women's Dermatology. 06/04/2020; 438-439.
  38. Narla S, Price KN, Sachdeva M, Shah M, Shi V, Hamzavi I, Alavi A, Lowes MA. Proceeding report of the fourth Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances (SHSA) 2019. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jun 01. [Epub ahead of print]
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  39. Bezerra AP, Machado MO, Maes M, Marazziti D, Nunes-Neto PR, Solmi M, Firth J, Husain MI, Brunoni AR, Kurdyak P, Smith L, Alavi A, Piguet V, Carvalho AF. Trichotillomania-psychopathological correlates and associations with health-related quality of life in a large sample. CNS Spectr. 2020 Apr 08; 1-8. [Epub ahead of print]
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  40. Ghias MH, Hyde MJ, Tomalin LE, Morgan BP, Alavi A, Lowes MA, Piguet V. Role of the Complement Pathway in Inflammatory Skin Diseases: A Focus on Hidradenitis Suppurativa. J Invest Dermatol. 2020 Mar; 140(3):531-536.e1. Epub 2019 Dec 20.
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  41. Shavit E, Pawliwec A, Alavi A, George R. The surgeon’s perspective: a retrospective study of wide local excisions taken to healthy subcutaneous fat in the management of advanced hidradenitis suppurativa Can J Surg. 2020 Feb 28; 63(2):E94-E99.
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  42. Mufti A, Maliyar K, Syed M, Pagnoux C, Alavi A. Approaches to Microthrombotic Wounds: A Review of Pathogenesis and Clinical Features. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2020 Feb; 33(2):68-75.
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  43. Garg A, Neuren E, Cha D, Kirby JS, Ingram JR, Jemec GBE, Esmann S, Thorlacius L, Villumsen B, Marmol VD, Nassif A, Delage M, Tzellos T, Moseng D, Grimstad Ø, Naik H, Micheletti R, Guilbault S, Miller AP, Hamzavi I, van der Zee H, Prens E, Kappe N, Ardon C, Kirby B, Hughes R, Zouboulis CC, Nikolakis G, Bechara FG, Matusiak L, Szepietowski J, Glowaczewska A, Smith SD, Goldfarb N, Daveluy S, Avgoustou C, Giamarellos-Bourboulis E, Cohen S, Soliman Y, Brant EG, Akilov O, Sayed C, Tan J, Alavi A, Lowes MA, Pascual JC, Riad H, Fisher S, Cohen A, Paek SY, Resnik B, Ju Q, Wang L, Strunk A. Evaluating patients' unmet needs in hidradenitis suppurativa: Results from the Global Survey Of Impact and Healthcare Needs (VOICE) Project. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Feb; 82(2):366-376. Epub 2019 Jul 03.
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  44. Price KN, Thompson AM, Rizvi O, Hendricks AJ, Alavi A, Hsiao JL, Shi VY. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa. JAMA Dermatol. 2020 Jan 29 [Epub ahead of print]
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  45. Amir Ali A, Seng EK, Alavi A, Lowes MA. Exploring changes in placebo treatment arms in hidradenitis suppurativa randomized clinical trials: A systematic review. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jan; 82(1):45-53. Epub 2019 May 29.
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  46. Tai F, Jakubovic H, Alabdulrazzaq S, Alavi A. A case of sporotrichosis infection mimicking pyoderma gangrenosum and the role of tissue culture in diagnosis: A case report. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2020; 8:2050313X20919600. Epub 2020 May 18.
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  47. Alavi A. Use of an Advanced Collagen Matrix Dressing on Patients with Complex Chronic Lower Extremity Ulcers: A Case Series SAGE Open Medical Case Reports. 2020.
  48. Benhadou F, Van der Zee HH, Pascual JC, Rigopoulos D, Katoulis A, Liakou AI, Daxhelet M, Romanelli M, Iannone M, Kinyo A, Nikolakis G, Zouboulis CC, Dessinioti C, Zisimou C, Antoniou C, Alavi A, Mintoff D, Aquilina S, Matusiak L, Szepietowski JC, Sinclair R, Husein-ElAhmed H, von Laffert M, Revuz J, Danby B, Puig L, Theut Riis P, Jemec GBE, van Straalen K, Wigny KMGJ, Del Marmol V, Guillem P. Pilonidal sinus disease: an intergluteal localization of hidradenitis suppurativa/acne inversa: a cross-sectional study among 2465 patients. Br J Dermatol. 2019 Dec; 181 (6):1198-1206 Epub 2019 May 06
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  49. Shavit E, Alkallabi M, Alavi A. Scalp ulcers - differential diagnoses that should be sought! Int J Dermatol. 2019 Nov; 58(11):1283-1292. Epub 2019 Jul 02.
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  50. Maliyar K, Mufti A, Syed M, Selk A, Dutil M, Bunce PE, Alavi A. Genital Ulcer Disease: A Review of Pathogenesis and Clinical Features. J Cutan Med Surg. 2019 Nov/Dec; 23(6):624-634. Epub 2019 Jun 28.
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  51. Rajabi-Estarabadi A, Kayssi A, Alavi A, Kirsner RS. Vascular Tests for Dermatologists. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2019 Oct; 20(5):657-667.
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  52. Alavi A, Piguet V. Genotype-phenotype correlation in inherited hidradenitis suppurativa: one step forward, one step back Br J Dermatol. 2019 Sep; 181(3):443-444.
  53. Huang CM, Lowes MA, Cserti C, Alavi A. Hemoglobin Levels and Serum C-Reactive Protein in Patients With Moderate to Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa. J Cutan Med Surg. 2019 Sep/Oct; 23(5):501-506. Epub 2019 Jun 28.
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  54. Jfri AH, O'Brien EA, Litvinov IV, Alavi A, Netchiporouk E. Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Comprehensive Review of Predisposing Genetic Mutations and Changes. J Cutan Med Surg. 2019 Sep/Oct; 23(5):519-527. Epub 2019 Jun 06.
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  55. Byrd AS, Dina Y, Okoh UJ, Quartey QQ, Carmona-Rivera C, Williams DW, Kerns ML, Miller RJ, Petukhova L, Naik HB, Barnes LA, Shipman WD, Caffrey JA, Sacks JM, Milner SM, Aliu O, Broderick KP, Kim D, Liu H, Dillen CA, Ahn R, Frew JW, Kaplan MJ, Kang S, Garza LA, Miller LS, Alavi A, Lowes MA, Okoye GA. Specimen Collection for Translational Studies in Hidradenitis Suppurativa. Sci Rep. 2019 Aug 21; 9 (1):12207
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  56. Jfri A, O'Brien E, Alavi A, Goldberg SR. Association of hidradenitis suppurativa and keloid formation: A therapeutic challenge. JAAD Case Rep. 2019 Aug; 5 (8):675-678 Epub 2019 Aug 02
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  57. Posso-De Los Rios CJ, Sarfo A, Ghias M, Alhusayen R, Hamzavi I, Lowes MA, Alavi A. Proceeding report of the third symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa advances (SHSA) 2018. Exp Dermatol. 2019 Jul; 28(7):769-775. Epub 2019 Apr 29.
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  58. Alikhan A, Sayed C, Alavi A, Alhusayen R, Brassard A, Burkhart C, Crowell K, Eisen DB, Gottlieb AB, Hamzavi I, Hazen PG, Jaleel T, Kimball AB, Kirby J, Lowes MA, Micheletti R, Miller A, Naik HB, Orgill D, Poulin Y. North American clinical management guidelines for hidradenitis suppurativa: A publication from the United States and Canadian Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundations: Part I: Diagnosis, evaluation, and the use of complementary and procedural management. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Jul; 81(1):76-90. Epub 2019 Mar 11.
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  59. Alikhan A, Sayed C, Alavi A, Alhusayen R, Brassard A, Burkhart C, Crowell K, Eisen DB, Gottlieb AB, Hamzavi I, Hazen PG, Jaleel T, Kimball AB, Kirby J, Lowes MA, Micheletti R, Miller A, Naik HB, Orgill D, Poulin Y. North American clinical management guidelines for hidradenitis suppurativa: A publication from the United States and Canadian Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundations: Part II: Topical, intralesional, and systemic medical management. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Jul; 81(1):91-101. Epub 2019 Mar 11.
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  60. Naik HB, Paul M, Cohen SR, Alavi A, Suàrez-Fariñas M, Lowes MA. Distribution of Self-reported Hidradenitis Suppurativa Age at Onset. JAMA Dermatol. 2019 Jun 05. [Epub ahead of print]
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  61. Machado MO, Stergiopoulos V, Maes M, Kurdyak PA, Lin PY, Wang LJ, Shyu YC, Firth J, Koyanagi A, Solmi M, Alavi A, Piguet V, Carvalho AF. Depression and Anxiety in Adults With Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Dermatol. 2019 Jun 5 Epub 2019 June 05
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  62. Percival SL, Mayer D, Kirsner RS, Schultz G, Weir D, Roy S, Alavi A, Romanelli M. Surfactants: Role in biofilm management and cellular behaviour. Int Wound J. 2019 Jun; 16(3):753-760. Epub 2019 Mar 18.
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  63. Shavit E, Alavi A, Bechara FG, Bennett RG, Bourcier M, Cibotti R, Daveluy S, Frew JW, Garg A, Hamzavi I, Hoffman LK, Hsaio J, Kirby JS, Lev-Tov H, Martinez E, Micheletti R, Naik HB, Nassif A, Nicholson C, Parks-Miller A, Patel Z, Piguet V, Ramesh M, Resnik B, Sayed C, Schultz G, Siddiqui A, Tan J, Wortsman X, Lowes MA. Proceeding report of the Second Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances (SHSA) 2017. Exp Dermatol. 2019 Jan; 28(1):94-103.
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  64. Naik HB, Nassif A, Ramesh MS, Schultz G, Piguet V, Alavi A, Lowes MA. Are Bacteria Infectious Pathogens in Hidradenitis Suppurativa? Debate at the Symposium for Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances Meeting, November 2017. J Invest Dermatol. 2019 Jan; 139(1):13-16. Epub 2018 Nov 08.
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  65. McDonald KA, Shelley AJ, Pierscianowski T, Alavi A. A 2017 update: Challenging the cosmetic procedural delay following oral isotretinoin therapy. J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2019; 21(1):58-60. Epub 2018 Feb 28.
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  66. Fletcher J, Alhusayen R, Alavi A. Recent advances in managing and understanding pyoderma gangrenosum. F1000Res. 2019; 8. Epub 2019 Dec 12.
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  67. Alavi A, Shavit E, Archer J, Pagnoux C. Hidradenitis suppurativa and vasculitis: A case series and literature review of a rare association. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2019; 7:2050313X19882852. Epub 2019 Oct 21.
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  68. Sandhu VK, Alavi A. The role of anti-tumour necrosis factor in wound healing: A case report of refractory ulcerated necrobiosis lipoidica treated with adalimumab and review of the literature. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2019; 7:2050313X19881594. Epub 2019 Oct 18.
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  69. Shavit E, Wollina U, Alavi A. Lipoedema is not lymphoedema: A review of current literature. Int Wound J. 2018 Dec; 15(6):921-928. Epub 2018 Jun 29.
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  70. Shavit E, Alavi A, Sibbald RG. Vasculitis-What Do We Have to Know? A Review of Literature. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2018 Dec; 17(4):218-226. Epub 2018 Dec 03.
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  71. Micieli R, Alavi A. Lymphedema in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: a systematic review of published literature. Int J Dermatol. 2018 Dec; 57(12):1471-1480. Epub 2018 Aug 13.
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  72. Micieli R, Alavi A. Eruptive lentiginosis in resolving psoriatic plaques. JAAD Case Rep. 2018 Oct; 4(9):924-929. Epub 2018 Oct 10.
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  73. Mak J, Al Habeeb A, Al Kalabi M, Alavi A. Pyoderma Gangranosum-Like Blastomycosis. J Cutan Med Surg. 2018 Sep/Oct; 22(5):519-521. Epub 2018 Feb 28.
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  74. Almutairi D, Sheasgreen C, Weizman A, Alavi A. Generalized Pustular Psoriasis Induced by Infliximab in a Patient With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J Cutan Med Surg. 2018 Sep/Oct; 22(5):507-510. Epub 2018 Feb 27.
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  75. Wang JY, Ighani A, Ayala AP, Akita S, Lara-Corrales I, Alavi A. Medical, Surgical, and Wound Care Management of Ulcerated Infantile Hemangiomas: A Systematic Review [Formula: see text]. J Cutan Med Surg. 2018 Sep/Oct; 22(5):495-504. Epub 2018 Apr 19.
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  76. Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Kirsner RS. Optimal hidradenitis suppurativa topical treatment and wound care management: a revised algorithm. J Dermatolog Treat. 2018 Jun; 29(4):383-384. Epub 2017 Oct 16.
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  77. Alavi A, Farzanfar D, Rogalska T, Lowes MA, Chavoshi S. Quality of life and sexual health in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2018 Jun; 4(2):74-79. Epub 2018 Feb 01.
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  78. Mehdizadeh A, Rosella L, Alavi A, Sibbald G, Farzanfar D, Hazrati A, Vernich L, Laporte A, Hu H, Bashash M. A Canadian Population-Based Cohort to the Study Cost and Burden of Surgically Resected Hidradenitis Suppurativa. J Cutan Med Surg. 2018 May/Jun; 22 (3):312-317 Epub 2018 Mar 11
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  79. Almutairi D, LeBlanc K, Alavi A. Peristomal skin complications: what dermatologists need to know. Int J Dermatol. 2018 Mar; 57(3):257-264. Epub 2017 Aug 22.
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  80. Alavi A, Farzanfar D, Lee RK, Almutairi D. The Contribution of Malodour in Quality of Life of Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa. J Cutan Med Surg. 2018 Mar/Apr; 22(2):166-174. Epub 2017 Dec 12.
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  81. Wang JY, French LE, Shear NH, Amiri A, Alavi A. Drug-Induced Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A Review. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2018 Feb; 19(1):67-77.
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  82. Micieli R, Alavi A. Treatment for Livedoid Vasculopathy: A Systematic Review. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Feb 01; 154(2):193-202.
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  83. Shavit E, Alavi A, Limacher JJ, Sibbald RG. Angiosarcoma complicating lower leg elephantiasis in a male patient: An unusual clinical complication, case report and literature review. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2018; 6:2050313X18796343. Epub 2018 Oct 30.
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  84. Hoffman LK, Tomalin LE, Schultz G, Howell MD, Anandasabapathy N, Alavi A, Suárez-Fariñas M, Lowes MA. Integrating the skin and blood transcriptomes and serum proteome in hidradenitis suppurativa reveals complement dysregulation and a plasma cell signature. PLoS One. 2018; 13(9):e0203672. Epub 2018 Sep 28.
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  85. Mehdizadeh A, Alavi A, Alhusayen R, Bauer B, Bechara FG, Bourcier M, Brassard A, Djamei V, Dutz J, George R, Ghias M, Gooderham M, Hamzavi I, Hoffman LK, Hou A, Hu H, Kimball AB, Kirchhof M, Kryzskaya D, Liy Wong MDC, Lowes MA, Lynde CW, McLellen C, Prens E, Prens L, Rogalska T, Sibbald RG, Sisic M, Tan MG, Wong DD. Proceeding report of the Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances (SHSA). Exp Dermatol. 2018 Jan; 27(1):104-112. Epub 2017 Nov 15.
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  86. Farzanfar D, Dowlati Y, French LE, Lowes MA, Alavi A. Inflammation: A Contributor to Depressive Comorbidity in Inflammatory Skin Disease. Skin Pharmacol Physiol. 2018; 31(5):246-251. Epub 2018 Jun 28.
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  87. Shavit E, Alavi A, Sibbald RG. Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A Critical Appraisal. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2017 Dec; 30(12):534-542.
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  88. Mistry BD, Alavi A, Ali S, Mistry N. A systematic review of the relationship between glycemic control and necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum in patients with diabetes mellitus. Int J Dermatol. 2017 Dec; 56(12):1319-1327. Epub 2017 Jun 26.
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  89. Alavi A, Lynde C, Alhusayen R, Bourcier M, Delorme I, George R, Gooderham M, Gulliver W, Kalia S, Marcoux D, Poulin Y. Approach to the Management of Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Consensus Document. J Cutan Med Surg. 2017 Nov/Dec; 21(6):513-524. Epub 2017 Jun 22.
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  90. Zouboulis CC, Tzellos T, Kyrgidis A, Jemec GBE, Bechara FG, Giamarellos-Bourboulis EJ, Ingram JR, Kanni T, Karagiannidis I, Martorell A, Matusiak L, Pinter A, Prens EP, Presser D, Schneider-Burrus S, von Stebut E, Szepietowski JC, van der Zee HH, Wilden SM, Sabat R, European Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation Investigator Group. Development and validation of the International Hidradenitis Suppurativa Severity Score System (IHS4), a novel dynamic scoring system to assess HS severity. Br J Dermatol. 2017 Nov; 177 (5):1401-1409 Epub 2017 Oct 30
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  91. McDonald KA, Shelley AJ, Alavi A. A Systematic Review on Oral Isotretinoin Therapy and Clinically Observable Wound Healing in Acne Patients. J Cutan Med Surg. 2017 Jul/Aug; 21 (4):325-333 Epub 2017 Mar 31
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  92. Alavi A, French LE, Davis MD, Brassard A, Kirsner RS. Pyoderma Gangrenosum: An Update on Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2017 Jun; 18(3):355-372.
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  93. Antia C, Alavi A, Alikhan A. Topical management and wound care approaches for hidradenitis suppurativa. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2017 Jun; 36(2):58-61.
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  94. Hoffman LK, Ghias MH, Garg A, Hamzavi IH, Alavi A, Lowes MA. Major gaps in understanding and treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2017 Jun; 36(2):86-92.
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  95. Simpson EL, Bieber T, Guttman-Yassky E, Beck LA, Blauvelt A, Cork MJ, Silverberg JI, Deleuran M, Kataoka Y, Lacour JP, Kingo K, Worm M, Poulin Y, Wollenberg A, Soo Y, Graham NM, Pirozzi G, Akinlade B, Staudinger H, Mastey V, Eckert L, Gadkari A, Stahl N, Yancopoulos GD, Ardeleanu M, SOLO 1 and SOLO 2 Investigators. Two Phase 3 Trials of Dupilumab versus Placebo in Atopic Dermatitis. N Engl J Med. 2016 Dec 15; 375 (24):2335-2348 Epub 2016 Sept 30
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  96. Yang GK, Cao S, Kayssi A, Dueck AD, Alavi A. Critical Evaluation of Delayed Healing of Venous Leg Ulcers: A Retrospective Analysis in Canadian Patients. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016 Oct; 17(5):539-544.
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  97. Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Ladizinski B, Saraiya A, Lee KC, Skotnicki-Grant S, Maibach H. Wound-Related Allergic/Irritant Contact Dermatitis. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2016 Jun; 29(6):278-86.
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  98. Singh M, Alavi A, Wong R, Akita S. Radiodermatitis: A Review of Our Current Understanding. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016 Jun; 17(3):277-92.
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  99. Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Phillips TJ, Miller OF, Margolis DJ, Marston W, Woo K, Romanelli M, Kirsner RS. What's new: Management of venous leg ulcers: Treating venous leg ulcers. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Apr; 74(4):643-64; quiz 665-6.
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  100. Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Phillips TJ, Miller OF, Margolis DJ, Marston W, Woo K, Romanelli M, Kirsner RS. What's new: Management of venous leg ulcers: Approach to venous leg ulcers. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Apr; 74(4):627-40; quiz 641-2.
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  101. Ghasemi F, Anooshirvani N, Sibbald RG, Alavi A. The Point Prevalence of Malignancy in a Wound Clinic. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2016 Mar; 15(1):58-62.
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  102. Criado PR, Alavi A, Valente NY, Sotto MN. Amantadine-Induced Livedo Racemosa. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2016 Mar; 15(1):78-81. Epub 2015 Sep 03.
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  103. Alavi A, Cohen AD, Gulliver W, Brassard A, Danby WB, Zouboulis CC. CHSF / HSF / EHSF joint pre-WCD Hidradenitis Suppurativa Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, June 6, 2015. Exp Dermatol. 2016 Feb; 25 Suppl 1:1-9.
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  104. Mufti A, Al-Mohammedi F, Alavi A. An unusual presentation of Vilanova disease (erythema nodosum migrans) with superficial histologic changes. JAAD Case Rep. 2016 Jan; 2(1):41-3. Epub 2016 Jan 29.
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  105. Kim WB, Sibbald RG, Hu H, Bashash M, Anooshirvani N, Coutts P, Alavi A. Clinical Features and Patient Outcomes of Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Cross-Sectional Retrospective Study. J Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Jan; 20(1):52-7. Epub 2015 Aug 28.
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  106. Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Nabavizadeh R, Valaei F, Coutts P, Mayer D. Audible handheld Doppler ultrasound determines reliable and inexpensive exclusion of significant peripheral arterial disease. Vascular. 2015 Dec; 23(6):622-9. Epub 2015 Jan 27.
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  107. Alavi A, Kirsner RS. Local wound care and topical management of hidradenitis suppurativa. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Nov; 73(5 Suppl 1):S55-61.
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  108. Mehdizadeh A, Hazen PG, Bechara FG, Zwingerman N, Moazenzadeh M, Bashash M, Sibbald RG, Alavi A. Recurrence of hidradenitis suppurativa after surgical management: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Nov; 73(5 Suppl 1):S70-7.
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  109. Okhovat JP, Alavi A. Lipedema: A Review of the Literature. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2015 Sep; 14(3):262-7. Epub 2014 Oct 17.
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  110. Wang SC, Wang SC, Alavi A, Alhusayen R, Bashash M, Sibbald RG. Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Frequently Missed Diagnosis, Part 2: Treatment Options. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2015 Aug; 28 (8):372-80; quiz 381-2
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  111. Wang SC, Wang SC, Sibbald RG, Alhusayen R, Bashash M, Alavi A. Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Frequently Missed Diagnosis, Part 1: A Review of Pathogenesis, Associations, and Clinical Features. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2015 Jul; 28(7):325-32; quiz 333-4.
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  112. Criado PR, de Souza EspinelI DP, Valentef NS, Alavi A, Kirsner RS. Livedoid vasculopathy and high levels of lipoprotein (a): response to danazol. Dermatol Ther. 2015 Jul-Aug; 28(4):248-53. Epub 2015 Mar 30.
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  113. Sibbald C, Reid S, Alavi A. Necrobiosis Lipoidica. Dermatol Clin. 2015 Jul; 33(3):343-60.
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  114. Criado PR, Grizzo Peres Martins AC, Gaviolli CF, Alavi A. Propylthiouracil-Induced Vasculitis With Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2015 Jun; 14(2):187-91. Epub 2014 Sep 25.
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  115. Kim WB, Alavi A, Pope E, Walsh S. Epidermolysis Bullosa Pruriginosa: Case Series and Review of the Literature. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2015 Jun; 14(2):196-9. Epub 2015 Feb 17.
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  116. Mistry N, Gupta A, Alavi A, Sibbald RG. A review of the diagnosis and management of erythroderma (generalized red skin). Adv Skin Wound Care. 2015 May; 28(5):228-36; quiz 237-8.
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  117. Kim WB, Alavi A, Walsh S, Kim S, Pope E. Epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa: a systematic review exploring genotype-phenotype correlation. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2015 Apr; 16(2):81-7.
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  118. Alavi A, Anooshirvani N, Kim WB, Coutts P, Sibbald RG. Quality-of-life impairment in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: a Canadian study. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2015 Feb; 16(1):61-5.
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  119. Alavi A, Hafner J, Dutz JP, Mayer D, Sibbald RG, Criado PR, Senet P, Callen JP, Phillips TJ, Romanelli M, Kirsner RS. Atrophie blanche: is it associated with venous disease or livedoid vasculopathy? Adv Skin Wound Care. 2014 Nov; 27(11):518-24; quiz 525-6.
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  120. Bader MS, Alavi A. Management of hospitalized patients with diabetic foot infections. Hosp Pract (1995). 2014 Oct; 42(4):111-25.
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  121. Alavi A, Sajic D, Cerci FB, Ghazarian D, Rosenbach M, Jorizzo J. Neutrophilic dermatoses: an update. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2014 Oct; 15(5):413-23.
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  122. Ladizinski B, Alavi A, Jambrosic J, Mistry N, Sibbald RG. Cancers mimicking fungal infections. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2014 Jul; 27(7):301-9.
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  123. Criado PR, Alavi A, Kirsner RS. Elevated Levels of Coagulation Factor VIII in Patients With Venous Leg Ulcers. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2014 Jun; 13(2):130-134. Epub 2014 May 25.
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  124. Kim WB, Mistry N, Alavi A, Sibbald C, Sibbald RG. Pretibial Myxedema: Case Presentation and Review of Treatment Options. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2014 Jun; 13(2):152-154. Epub 2014 May 07.
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  125. Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Mayer D, Goodman L, Botros M, Armstrong DG, Woo K, Boeni T, Ayello EA, Kirsner RS. Diabetic foot ulcers: Part II. Management. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Jan; 70(1):21.e1-24; quiz 45-6.
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  126. Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Mayer D, Goodman L, Botros M, Armstrong DG, Woo K, Boeni T, Ayello EA, Kirsner RS. Diabetic foot ulcers: Part I. Pathophysiology and prevention. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Jan; 70(1):1.e1-18; quiz 19-20.
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  127. Alavi A, Hafner J, Dutz JP, Mayer D, Sibbald RG, Criado PR, Senet P, Callen JP, Phillips TJ, Romanelli M, Kirsner RS. Livedoid vasculopathy: an in-depth analysis using a modified Delphi approach. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Dec; 69(6):1033-1042.e1. Epub 2013 Sep 09.
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  128. Criado PR, Alavi A, Halpern I, Sotto MN, Kirsner RS. Unilateral livedoid vasculopathy associated with involutional phase of cutaneous infantile hemangioma: the connection to coagulation disorders. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2013 Dec; 12(4):306-9. Epub 2013 Sep 16.
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  129. Woo KY, Botros M, Kuhnke J, Evans R, Alavi A. Best practices for the management of foot ulcers in people with diabetes. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2013 Nov; 26(11):512-24; quiz 225-6.
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  130. Reid SD, Ladizinski B, Lee K, Baibergenova A, Alavi A. Update on necrobiosis lipoidica: a review of etiology, diagnosis, and treatment options. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Nov; 69(5):783-791. Epub 2013 Aug 19.
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  131. Woo KY, Alavi A, Evans R, Despatis M, Allen J. New advances in compression therapy for venous leg ulcers. Surg Technol Int. 2013 Sep; 23:61-8.
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  132. Ladizinski B, Lee KC, Wilmer E, Alavi A, Mistry N, Sibbald RG. A review of the clinical variants and the management of psoriasis. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2013 Jun; 26(6):271-84; quiz 285-6.
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  133. Ghiasi N, Alavi A, Coutts PM, Ghazarian D, Sibbald RG. Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma as an unusual cause of refractive chronic bilateral leg ulceration. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2012 Dec; 11(4):293-5.
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  134. Alavi A, Mayer D, Hafner J, Sibbald RG. Martorell hypertensive ischemic leg ulcer: an underdiagnosed Entity©. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2012 Dec; 25(12):563-72; quiz 573-4.
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  135. Alavi A, Lowe J, Walsh S, Juurlink D, Mortaz-Hedjri S, Shear NH. Corticosteroid-induced hyperglycemia is increased 10-fold in patients with pemphigus. Int J Dermatol. 2012 Oct; 51(10):1248-52.
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  136. Sibbald RG, Ayello EA, Alavi A, Ostrow B, Lowe J, Botros M, Goodman L, Woo K, Smart H. Screening for the high-risk diabetic foot: a 60-second tool (2012). Adv Skin Wound Care. 2012 Oct; 25(10):465-76; quiz 477-8.
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  137. Ladizinski B, Bazakas A, Mistry N, Alavi A, Sibbald RG, Salcido R. Sickle cell disease and leg ulcers. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2012 Sep; 25(9):420-8.
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  138. Alavi A, Skotnicki S, Sussman G, Sibbald RG. Diagnosis and treatment of hand dermatitis. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2012 Aug; 25(8):371-80; quiz 381-2.
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  139. Sanjari M, Safari S, Shokoohi M, Safizade H, Rashidinezhad H, Mashrouteh M, Alavi A. A cross-sectional study in Kerman, Iran, on the effect of diabetic foot ulcer on health-related quality of life. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2011 Dec; 10(4):200-6.
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  140. Alavi A, Niakosari F, Sibbald RG. When and how to perform a biopsy on a chronic wound. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2010 Mar; 23(3):132-40; quiz 141-2.
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  141. Alavi A, Sanjari M, Haghdoost A, Sibbald RG. Common foot examination features of 247 Iranian patients with diabetes. Int Wound J. 2009 Apr; 6(2):117-22.
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  142. Smart V, Alavi A, Coutts P, Fierheller M, Coelho S, Linn Holness D, Sibbald RG. Contact allergens in persons with leg ulcers: a Canadian study in contact sensitization. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2008 Sep; 7(3):120-5.
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  143. Alavi A, Woo K, Sibbald RG. Common nail disorders and fungal infections. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2007 Jun; 20(6):346-57; quiz 357-9.
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  144. Woo K, Lo C, Alavi A, Queen D, Rothman A, Woodbury G, Sibbald M, Noseworthy PA, Sibbald RG. An audit of leg, foot ulcer care in an Ontario community care access centre. Wound Care Canada.2007;5:17-27.
  145. Alavi A. Wound care challenges faced in iran. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2007 Jan; 20(1):27-8.
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  146. Esfandiarpour I, Alavi A. Evaluating the efficacy of allopurinol and meglumine antimoniate (Glucantime) in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Int J Dermatol. 2002 Aug; 41(8):521-4.
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