Dermatology Practical & Conceptual is the official journal of the International Dermoscopy Society.

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual is an international peer-reviewed, PubMed-indexed, Open Access journal that publishes articles covering practical and conceptual aspects in the field of dermatology. There are no submission fees and no page charges for submissions to the journal.


After a long and uphill run - DPCJ has finally earned its well-deserved 1.926 IF!

We are extremely proud of this amazing result that is the result of effective, long-lasting, and high-quality teamwork.  An enormous thank you goes to all the people, colleagues, and friends involved in this magnificent endeavor, including the previous editors in chief, our editorial staff, section editors, review editors, and authors. We are grateful for the continuous commitment, astonishing high-quality work, and efforts dedicated to DPCJ - thank you for committing to this shared mission!

This outstanding accomplishment results from the true dedication, excellent work, and commitment to our journal - we are proud to have had the chance to lead the boat until this milestone. There is a lot of work to do, before digging into it, let's take a moment to celebrate and enjoy the feeling of being in the premier league!

To all of you, a massive Thank You.

Giuseppe Argenziano, MD
Editor-in-Chief

Aimilios Lallas, MD
Deputy Editor


Online First

Toxicity of Infiltrative Lidocaine in Dermatologic Surgery: Are Current Limits Valid?

Allison Wang, Solomiya Grushchak, Subuhi Kaul, Patrick Lee, Jerry Feldman

Body Mass Index and Melanoma Prognosis

Nicoletta Cassano, Stefano Caccavale, Gino A. Vena, Giuseppe Argenziano

Melanocytic or Not? Dermoscopy and Reflectance Confocal Microscopy for Lesions Difficult to Diagnose: A Cross-Sectional Diagnostic Accuracy Study

Camila Scharf, Giuseppe Argenziano, Gabriella Brancaccio, Gaetano Licata, Andrea Ronchi, Elvira Moscarella

Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis: Treatment and Management

Marco Manfredini, Stefania Guida, Matteo Giovani, Nicola Lippolis, Enrico Spinas, Francesca Farnetani, Annunziata Dattola, Eleonora Di Matteo, Giovanni Pellacani, Luca Giannetti

Prevalence and Associations of General Practice Registrars’ Management of Atopic Dermatitis: A Cross-Sectional Analysis from the Registrar Clinical Encounters in Training Study

Anneliese Willems, Amanda Tapley, Alison Fielding, Er Tsing Vivian Tng, Elizabeth Holliday, Mieke L van Driel, Jean Ball, Andrew Davey, Irena Patsan, Kristen FitzGerald, Neil Spike, Parker Magin

Clinical and Dermoscopic Features of Melanocytic Lesions on the Face Versus the External Ear

Teresa Deinlein, Andreas Blum, Günter Schulter, Holger A. Haenssle, Ralph Braun, Roberta Giuffrida, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof

Potential Utility of Oral Mucosal Capillaroscopy as an Indicator of Microvascular Damage in Behçet Disease: A Preliminary Study

Abdullah Demirbaş, Ömer Faruk Elmas, Gözde Ulutaş Demirbaş, Mustafa Atasoy, Ümit Türsen, Torello Lotti

Accelerated Use of Nonsurgical Techniques for Nevi Removal: Primum Non-Nocere

Seçil Vural, Bengü Nisa Akay, Arda Yaycıoğlu, Seher Bostancı

Diabetes Detection and Prevention in Dermatology

Alexandra Ngo, Luise Froessl, John Wesley McWhorter, William Brett Perkison, Rajani Katta

Virtual Dermatological Congresses: A Chance for Equality and Diversity in Continuous Medical Education

Kerasia-Maria Plachouri, Francesk Mulita, Evangelia Kalloniati, Sophia Georgiou

Clinical Clues to Avoid Missing Melanoma When Morphology Is Not Enough

Giuseppe Argenziano, Giulia Briatico, Gabriella Brancaccio, Roberto Alfano, Elvira Moscarella, Aimilios Lallas

Risk Factors and Diagnosis of Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Gabriella Brancaccio, Maria Concetta Fargnoli, Giulia Briatico, Cristina Pellegrini, Tea Rocco, Elvira Moscarella

Immunotherapy and Systemic Treatment of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Nader Aboul-Fettouh, Daniel Morse, Jigar Patel, Michael R. Migden

Surgery for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma and its Limits in Advanced Disease

David Moreno-Ramírez, Francisca Silva-Clavería, Almudena Fernández-Orland, Noemí Eiris, Andrés Ruiz-de-Casas, Lara Ferrándiz

Current Issue

2021 Vol 11, S1| Melanoma Today

Review

Melanoma: Staging and Follow-Up

Chryssoula Papageorgiou, Zoe Apalla, Sofia-Magdalini Manoli, Konstantinos Lallas, Efstratios Vakirlis, Aimilios Lallas

Current Landscape and Open Questions on Adjuvant Therapies in Melanoma

Vincenzo De Falco, Stefania Napolitano, Luigi Pio Guerrera, Teresa Troiani

Treatment of Advanced Metastatic Melanoma

Pietro Quaglino, Paolo Fava, Luca Tonella, Marco Rubatto, Simone Ribero, Maria Teresa Ferro
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