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.

Editor’s Selections

In this issue, Ana Maria Forsea, MD, PhD, highlights the differences in melanoma epidemiology across Europe with insight into the underlying causes in “Melanoma Epidemiology and Early Detection in Europe: Diversity and Disparities.”
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Andrea Combalia, MD, and Cristina Carrera, MD, PhD, review and summarize current knowledge in the field of detection, treatment, and monitoring of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in “Squamous Cell Carcinoma: An Update on Diagnosis and Treatment.”

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In: Review | Pemphigus Vulgaris and Bullous Pemphigoid: Update on Diagnosis and Treatment by Vito Di Lernia, MD, Dahiana M. Casanova, MD, Mohamad Goldust, MD, and Cinzia Ricci, MD

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2020 Vol 10, No 3 | July


Reassessing the Biological Significance of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi

Giuseppe Argenziano, Stefano Caccavale, Gabriella Brancaccio, Elvira Moscarella, Vincenzo Piccolo, Aimilios Lallas


Diagnostic Concordance in Tertiary (Dermatologists-to-Experts) Teledermoscopy: A Final Diagnosis-Based Study on 290 Cases

Anne Marchetti, Stephane Dalle, Delphine Maucort Boulch, Mona Amini-Adl, Sébastien Debarbieux, Nicolas Poulalhon, Marie Perier-Muzet, Alice Phan, Luc Thomas

Prevention and Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Alopecia

Alfredo Rossi, Gemma Caro, Maria Caterina Fortuna, Flavia Pigliacelli, Andrea D'Arino, Marta Carlesimo

Pemphigus Vulgaris and Bullous Pemphigoid: Update on Diagnosis and Treatment

Vito Di Lernia, Dahiana M. Casanova, Mohamad Goldust, Cinzia Ricci



Dermoscopy of Type 1 Lepra Reaction in Skin of Color

Abhijeet Kumar Jha, M.D. Zeeshan, Pankaj Tiwary, Anupama Singh, R.K.P. Chaudhary, Prasoon Kumar Roy

Pigmented Epithelioid Melanocytoma In Congenital Nevus of Medium Size In Children

Ružica Jurakić Tončić, Slobodna Murat Susic, Danijela Curkovic, Mikela Petkovic, Bostjan Luzar, Ivana Ilic

Entodermoscopy in the Diagnosis of Tinea Nigra: Two Case Reports

Manuela Lima Dantas, Giovana Serrão Fensterseifer, Irina A. Paipilla Hernandez, Paulo Henrique Martins, Fernando Eibs Cafrune

Congenital Melanocytic Nevi With Meyerson Phenomenon: Two Case Reports and Review of the Literature

Ambra Di Altobrando, Iria Neri, Annalisa Patrizi, Michela Tabanelli, Cosimo Misciali, Carlotta Baraldi, Francesco Savoia

Dermoscopy of Congenital Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

Ramon Pigem, Ariann Dyer, Sebastian Podlipnik, Cristina Carrera, Susana Puig, Juan Ferrando

A Rare Infectious Complication of a Treatment with Biologics: Disseminated Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Associated with Adalimumab

Kerasia-Maria Plachouri, Maria Gkermpesi, Eleftheria Vryzaki, Pinelopi Kollyrou, Markos Marangos, Sophia Georgiou

Lichen Planus Mimicking Atypical Melanocytic Lesion in a Man With Dark Skin

Federica Scarfi, Luciana Trane, Flavia Silvestri, Federico Venturi, Teresa Oranges, Agata Janowska, Francesca Portelli, Vincenzo De Giorgi

A Young Man With Gravitational Urticarial Vasculitis

Ali Sadeghinia, Jafar Taghizade, Nooshin Dolatyabi, Amir-hooshang Ehsani, Pedram Noormohmadpour, Anahita Rostami

A 25-Year History of Leg Ulceration: Cutaneous Blastomycosis

Ömer Faruk Elmas, Belkiz Uyar, Asuman Kilitçi

Spontaneous Regression of Primary Melanoma and Multiple Melanocytic Nevi in a Patient With Metastatic Melanoma

Giovanni Paolino, Nathalie Rizzo, Riccardo Pampena, Pietro Bearzi, Alessandra Bulotta, Vanesa Gregorc, Pina Brianti, Elisa Moliterni, Santo Raffaele Mercuri

Dermoscopy of Amelanotic Melanoma in a Patient With Oculocutaneous Albinism

Belkiz Uyar, Ömer Faruk Elmas, Asuman Kilitçi, Murat Tad

Image Letter

Leishmaniasis Recidivans in Rural Venezuela

Ariadna Perez Sanchez, Rajani Katta


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