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Comparing Nigella sativa Oil and Fish Oil in Treatment of Vitiligo

Alireza Ghorbanibirgani 1 , * , Ali Khalili 1 and Darioush Rokhafrooz 2
Authors Information
1 Faculty Member of Nursing, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Gachsaran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Gachsaran, IR Iran
2 Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: June 5, 2014, 16 (6); e4515
  • Published Online: June 5, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 16, 2012
  • Revised: February 18, 2014
  • Accepted: April 28, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.4515

To Cite: Ghorbanibirgani A, Khalili A, Rokhafrooz D. Comparing Nigella sativa Oil and Fish Oil in Treatment of Vitiligo, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2014 ; 16(6):e4515. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.4515.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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