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About the Journal
Name of Journal World Journal of Dermatology
Title Abbreviation World J Dermatol
ISSN 2218-6190 (online)
DOI 10.5314
Background World Journal of Dermatology (WJD, World J Dermatol) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal that is published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. Accepting both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts, the WJD mainly publishes high-quality clinical research articles to improve the academic influence of authors, help cultivate distinguished dermatologists, and promote the development of dermatology. The types of articles published in the WJD include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Topic Highlight, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Advances in Diagnosis, Advances in Treatment, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report.

The primary aim of the WJD is to provide scholars and readers from various fields of dermatology with a platform to publish high-quality clinical research articles and communicate their research findings online. In order to ensure the quality, timeliness, fairness, and transparency of manuscript publication, the WJD has implemented a variety of measures as follows:

First, authors must prepare their articles according to the appropriate international publication recommendations, including the STROBE Statement, CONSORT 2010 Statement, PRISMA 2009 Checklist, and CARE Checklist – 2016: Information for writing a case report.

Second, articles published in the WJD must undergo rigorous cross-international peer review, where peer reviewers and authors come from different countries and independent peer reviewers are chosen by the editorial office, not by authors, to ensure the fairness of peer review.

Third, designation of co-first authors or co-corresponding authors is not permitted.

Fourth, the WJD accepts a manuscript based mainly on its novelty, innovativeness, data accuracy, picture reliability, clear language expression, and ethical requirements. Of note, peer reviewers will complete the peer review within 7 days, providing a comprehensive evaluation of the scientific and linguistic quality of the manuscript.

Fifth, BPG adopts a 7-day publishing management policy. This means that each step of the publishing process, including manuscript preview, peer review, manuscript revision by authors, final acceptance, language editing, and production and release, must be completed within 7 days.

Finally, the peer review report, author’s response to the peer review report, biostatistics review certificate, copyright license agreement, institutional ethics committee approval document, informed consent, conflict-of-interest statement, CrossCheck detection report, authors’ personal ORCID numbers, funding information, language editing certificate, and other relevant documents will be published online along with the article to ensure that the publishing process is open and transparent.

The WJD mainly publishes research results and findings obtained in the field of dermatology covering a wide range of topics including acneiform eruptions, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia, breast diseases, cutaneous fistula, dermatitis, dermatomyositis, erythema, exanthema, facial dermatoses, foot diseases, hair diseases, hand dermatoses, keratoacanthoma, keratosis, leg dermatoses, lipomatosis, lupus erythematosus, mastocytosis, morgellons disease, nail diseases, necrobiotic disorders, necrolytic migratory erythema, nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy, panniculitis, photosensitivity disorders, pigmentation disorders, prurigo, pruritus, pyoderma, rosacea, scalp dermatoses, scleredema adultorum, localized scleroderma, systemic scleroderm, sebaceous gland diseases, skin abnormalities, eczematous skin diseases, genetic skin diseases, infectious skin diseases, metabolic skin diseases, papulosquamous skin diseases, vascular skin diseases, vesiculobullous skin diseases, skin neoplasms, skin ulcer, sweat gland diseases, and juvenile xanthogranuloma.

Open Access Open access
Indexing/Abstracting China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics There is currently no impact factor.
Article Processing Charge Article processing charge
Editors-in-Chief Zekayi Kutlubay
Publisher Publisher
Research Domain Dermatology
Article Reprints Article reprints
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