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 in the Diagnosis of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Generalized erythema, yellow tears, and starburst-like patterns are the most frequent dermoscopic features of cutaneous leishmaniasis.

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Dermoscopy Use in Primary Care: A Scoping Review

Patients in many countries with new or changing skin lesions will first consult a primary care physician, often called a general practitioner (GP). With the dramatic rise in melanoma incidence over recent decades, dermoscopy offers a tool with an evidence base supporting its use in skin lesion assessment. How GPs use dermoscopy is unclear.

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Current Issue

2013 Vol 3, No 4 | October




Clinical, dermoscopic and histopathologic findings of retiform hemangioendothelioma

Amanda Mota, Giuseppe Argenziano, Iris Zalaudek, Simonetta Piana, Caterina Longo, Elvira Moscarella, Aimilios Lallas

Inguinal porokeratosis in a Japanese man

Yuka Hayashi, Masahiko Ozeki, Sumiko Ishizaki, Mariko Fujibayashi, Yoshihiko Mitsuhashi, Miki Izumi, Masaru Tanaka

Squamous cell carcinoma of the soft palate associated with autoantibodies to desmoglein 1 and 3

Yoshifumi Maumi, Reiko Suzaki, Naoko Ito, Mizuki Sawada, Sumiko Ishizaki, Mariko Fujibayashi, Motohiko Aiba, Hiroyuki Kaneko, Masaru Tanaka


The importance of gray color as a dermoscopic clue in facial pigmented lesion evaluation: a case report

Danica Tiodorovic-Zivkovic, Iris Zalaudek, Aimilios Lallas, Alexander J. Stratigos, Simonetta Piana, Giuseppe Argenziano



The relevance of recognizing clinical and morphologic features of pityriasis lichenoides: clinicopathological study of 29 cases

Jandrei Rogério Markus, Vânia Oliveira Carvalho, Monica Nunes Lima, Kerstin Taniguchi Abagge, Alexandre Nascimento, Betina Werner


A verrucous plaque on the lower leg

Sarina Drusinsky, Karen Lal, Faisal Hamid, Viktoryia Kazlouskaya


A rare case of syphilis associated with renal and hepatic involvement

Alin Laurentiu Tatu, Maria Popescu, Radu Rotarescu, Sanda Dorina Popescu

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