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

2019 Vol 9, No 2 | April


Nonsurgical Options for the Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma

John Paoli, Johan Dahlén Gyllencreutz, Julia Fougelberg, Eva Johansson Backman, Maja Modin, Sam Polesie, Oscar Zaar

Association Between Melanoma Risk and Height: A Narrative Review

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

Dermoscopy Use in Primary Care: A Scoping Review

Jonathan A. Fee, Finbar P. McGrady, Cliff Rosendahl, Nigel D. Hart


Palmoplantar Pustulosis and Allergies: A Systematic Review

Alexandra M.G. Brunasso Vernetti, Matteo Puntoni, Cesare Massone

Dermoscopy in the Diagnosis of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Gamze Serarslan, Özlem Ekiz, Cahit Özer, Gökhan Sarıkaya

Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid-Associated Malignancies. Case Series and a Brief Overview of the Literature

Michelangelo La Placa, Riccardo Balestri, Federico Tartari, Andrea Sechi, Francesca Ferrara, Camilla Loi, Annalisa Patrizi, Federico Bardazzi

Total Body Skin Examination Practices: A Survey Study Amongst Dermatologists at High-Risk Skin Cancer Clinics

Shirin Bajaj, Stephen W. Dusza, Ralph P. Braun, Ashfaq A. Marghoob, Jennifer DeFazio

Dermoscopy of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans: What Do We Know?

Gabriela F. Escobar, Caroline  K.  Ribeiro, Leandro L. Leite, Carolina R. Barone, André Cartell



Melanoma With Comedo-Like Openings: A Rare Dermoscopic Finding

Zorica Đorđević Brlek, Jaka Radoš, Mirna Bradamante, Ružica Jurakić Tončić

Pigmented Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Is the Reported Prevalence Real?

Paola Corneli, Elvira Moscarella, Eugenia V. Di Brizzi, Andrea Ronchi, Iris Zalaudek, Roberto Alfano, Giuseppe Argenziano

Balloon Cell Primary Nodular Melanoma: Dermatoscopy Evidences

Fernanda S. Seabra Resende, Claudio Conforti, Roberta Giuffrida, Paola Corneli, Serena Fagotti, Ana Custrin, Venus Shafiei, Iris Zalaudek, Nicola Di Meo

Spontaneous Regression of a Keratoacanthoma Centrifugum Marginatum

Yesul Kim, Klaus F. Helm, Elizabeth M. Billingsley, Charlene Lam

Broadening the List of Basal Cell Carcinoma Mimickers: Dermoscopic Features of Trichoadenoma

Riccardo Pampena, Stefania Borsari, Simonetta Piana, Caterina Longo

Red and Orange Colors as Dermoscopic Clues for Fish-Tank Granuloma

Alejandro Lobato-Berezo, Gemma Martín-Ezquerra, Ainhoa Vidal-Navarro, Ramón M. Pujol

Recurrent Nevus After Burn Injury

Raquel Nardelli de Araújo, Marcelle Klein de Araújo, Juan Piñeiro-Maceira, Carlos Baptista Barcaui
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