Dermatology Practical & Conceptual is an international, peer reviewed, PubMed-indexed, open access journal that publishes articles covering practical and conceptual aspects of all fields related to dermatology, including diagnosis, therapy, prevention, and epidemiology. Dermatology Practical & Conceptual is published quarterly. There are no submission fees and no page charges for submissions to the Journal.


Dermoscopy of Inflammatory Dermatoses (Inflammoscopy): An Up-to-Date Overview

In this Review, the author sought to provide an up-to-date overview on the use of dermoscopy in common inflammatory dermatoses based on the available literature data.

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A Tiny Melanoma: The Beginning of a Life

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2019 Vol 9, No 3 | July



Involvement of the Areae Compositae of the Heart in Endemic Pemphigus Foliaceus

Ana Maria Abreu-Velez, Yulieth A. Upegui-Zapata, Carlos A. Valencia-Yepes, Eduardo Upegui-Quiceno, Alejandra M. Jiménez-Echavarría, César D. Niño-Pulido, Bruce R. Smoller, Michael S. Howard

Value of Dermoscopy in a Population-Based Screening Sample by Dermatologists

Isabelle Hoorens, Katrien Vossaert, Sven Lanssens, Laurence Dierckxsens, Giuseppe Argenziano, Lieve Brochez

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A Tiny Melanoma: The Beginning of a Life

Aimilios Lallas, Chryssoula Papageorgiou, Christina Nikolaidou, Zoe Apalla

Dermoscopy, Optical Coherence Tomography, and Histological Correlation of Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

Flavia Persechino, Domenico Giordano, Chiara D. Marini, Chiara Franceschini, Marco Ardigò, Severino Persechino


Dermoscopic Characterization in Pigmented Skin: Interpret “Pigmented” Structures Carefully

Sidharth Sonthalia, Abhijeet Kumar Jha, Mohamad Goldust, Abhishek Omchery, Johannes F. Dayrit


Scalp Pemphigus Vulgaris Mimicking Folliculitis Decalvans: A Case Report

Manal Bosseila, Eman A. Nabarawy, Mostafa A. Latif, Sally Doss, Mona ElKalioby, Marwah A Saleh

A Case of Lepromatous Leprosy Masquerading As Vasculitis

Ali Sadeghinia, Shadi Azizzadeh-Roodpishi, Maryam Daneshpazhooh, Kambiz Kamyab, Amin Kiani, Hamidreza Mahmoudi

Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus Accompanied by an Intracranial Arachnoid Cyst

Sara Dusel, Nina Trenkler, Christine Fink, Ferdinand Toberer, Sven Krengel, Alexander Enk, Holger A. Haenssle

Verrucous Epidermal Nevus: Dermatoscopy, Reflectance Confocal Microscopy and Histopathological Correlation

Anna Elisa Verzì, Francesco Lacarrubba, Enrica Quattrocchi, Giuseppe Micali

Dermoscopy of Primary Cutaneous Amyloidosis in Skin of Color

Feroze Kaliyadan, Abdulaziz Alkhateeb, Joel Kuruvilla, Krishna Swaroop, Abdulrahim A. Alabdulsalam

Primary Localized Cutaneous Nodular Amyloidosis on a Toe: Clinical Presentation, Histopathology and Dermatoscopy Findings

Isadora L. O. Ferreira, Elizabeth L. Fernandes, Jan Lapins, Luciana C. Silva, Tatiane Benini, Marcia A. Lazoni, Denise Steiner

A Strange Atypical Spitz Tumor

Andrea Bassi, Vincenzo Piccolo, Maurizio De Martino, Teresa Oranges, Cesare Filippeschi, Giuseppe Argenziano

Alopecia Areata in Twins With Autoimmune Thyroiditis: Personal Observations

Giusy Schipani, Stefano Dastoli, Elisabetta Scali, Luigi Bennardo, Martina Silvestri, Steven P. Nistocò

Hyperkeratosis of the Nipple As a Neglected Dermatosis

Juan Jimenez-Cauhe, Ana Suarez-Valle, Diego Fernandez-Nieto, Daniel Ortega-Quijano

Dermoscopic Description of Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus with Negative Network

Yousif Yonan, Connor Maly, David DiCaudo, Aaron Mangold, Mark Pittelkow, David Swanson
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