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High Impact Articles
High impact papers are those to which special attention is paid by experts in the given field, with a large number of visitors, frequent downloads and higher citation rates. The research must be creative, with high academic standards and have a wide influence, if it is to become a high impact paper. They are ranked by the number of downloads.
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Skin-gut axis: The relationship between intestinal bacteria and skin health  
Alexandra R Vaughn, Manisha Notay, Ashley K Clark, Raja K Sivamani 
World J Dermatol 6(4):52-58. Published online Nov 2, 2017. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v6.i4.52
Evidence based review of negative pressure wound therapy  
Adriana C Panayi, Tripp Leavitt, Dennis P Orgill 
World J Dermatol 6(1):1-16. Published online Feb 2, 2017. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v6.i1.1
Mycosis fungoides: A mimicker of benign dermatoses  
Marion Wobser, Eva Geissinger, Andreas Rosenwald, Matthias Goebeler 
World J Dermatol 4(4):135-144. Published online Nov 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i4.135
Atopic eczema treatment now and in the future: Targeting the skin barrier and key immune mechanisms in human skin  
David C Bell, Sara J Brown 
World J Dermatol 6(3):42-51. Published online Aug 2, 2017. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v6.i3.42
Review of the cutaneous manifestations of autoimmune connective tissue diseases in pediatric patients  
Duri Yun, Sarah L Stein 
World J Dermatol 4(2):80-94. Published online May 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i2.80
Helicobacter pylori and inflammatory skin diseases  
Ahu Yorulmaz, Seray Cakmak Kulcu 
World J Dermatol 4(3):120-128. Published online Aug 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i3.120
Trichoscopy: Essentials for the dermatologist  
Juan Antonio Moreno Romero, Ramon Grimalt 
World J Dermatol 4(2):63-68. Published online May 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i2.63
Impact of near-infrared radiation in dermatology  
Yohei Tanaka 
World J Dermatol 1(3):30-37. Published online Oct 2, 2012. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v1.i3.30
Dermatological conditions of aquatic athletes  
Collin M Blattner, Viktoryia Kazlouskaya, Garrett C Coman, Nicholas R Blickenstaff, Jenny E Murase 
World J Dermatol 4(1):8-15. Published online Feb 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i1.8
Psoriasis treatment: Unconventional and non-standard modalities in the era of biologics  
Vikram K Mahajan 
World J Dermatol 5(1):17-51. Published online Feb 2, 2016. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v5.i1.17
Nicolau syndrome: A literature review  
Kwang-Kyoun Kim, Dong-Sik Chae 
World J Dermatol 4(2):103-107. Published online May 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i2.103
Clinical pharmacokinetics profile of ivermectin 1% cream after dermal applications on the face  
Khaled Benkali, François Rony, Michael Graeber, Jean Jacovella, Jean-Paul Chappuis, Marie-Helene Peirone, Michel Poncet, Stéphane Delage, Ronan Bouer, Nathalie Wagner 
World J Dermatol 5(1):57-64. Published online Feb 2, 2016. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v5.i1.57
Frontal fibrosing alopecia update  
Anna Lyakhovitsky, Aviv Barzilai, Boaz Amichai 
World J Dermatol 4(1):33-43. Published online Feb 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i1.33
Pleomorphic cutaneous xanthomas disclosing homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia  
Antonio Mastrolorenzo, Antonietta D’Errico, Piera Pierotti, Margherita Vannucchi, Stefano Giannini, Fiammetta Fossi 
World J Dermatol 6(4):59-65. Published online Nov 2, 2017. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v6.i4.59
Use of a selective enzymatic debridement agent (Nexobrid®) for wound management: Learning curve  
Ricardo Palao, Jorge Aguilera-Sáez, Jordi Serracanta, Jose Manuel Collado, Bruce Patrik Dos Santos, Juan Pedro Barret 
World J Dermatol 6(2):32-41. Published online May 2, 2017. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v6.i2.32
P2X7 receptor in skin biology and diseases  
Nicholas J Geraghty, Debbie Watson, Sam R Adhikary, Ronald Sluyter 
World J Dermatol 5(2):72-83. Published online May 2, 2016. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v5.i2.72
Mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome: Role of chemokines and chemokine receptors  
Stephen Chu-Sung Hu 
World J Dermatol 4(2):69-79. Published online May 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i2.69
Pediatric ocular rosacea, a misdiagnosed disease with high morbidity: Proposed diagnostic criteria  
Cláudia Arriaga, Mariana Domingues, Guilherme Castela, Manuel Salgado 
World J Dermatol 5(2):109-114. Published online May 2, 2016. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v5.i2.109
Clinical evidences, personal experiences, recent applications  
Luca Negosanti, Valentina Pinto, Rossella Sgarzani 
World J Dermatol 1(3):13-23. Published online Oct 2, 2012. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v1.i3.13
Rhinocerebral mucormycosis caused by Rhizopus oryzae in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia: A case report  
Ya-Hui Feng, Wen-Wen Guo, Ya-Ru Wang, Wen-Xia Shi, Chen Liu, Dong-Mei Li, Ying Qiu, Dong-Mei Shi 
World J Dermatol 8(1):1-9. Published online Aug 25, 2020. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v8.i1.1
Papular mycosis fungoides: Six new cases and association with chronic lymphocytic leukemia  
Eric C Vonderheid, Marshall E Kadin, Gladys H Telang 
World J Dermatol 5(4):136-143. Published online Nov 2, 2016. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v5.i4.136
Propranolol for infantile hemangioma: Current state of affairs  
Andre V Moyakine, Carine JM van der Vleuten 
World J Dermatol 5(1):4-16. Published online Feb 2, 2016. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v5.i1.4
Review of the initial treatment and avoidance of scald injuries  
Ryan T Bourdon, Brittany B Nelson-Cheeseman, John P Abraham 
World J Dermatol 6(2):17-26. Published online May 2, 2017. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v6.i2.17
Primary cutaneous B cell lymphoma: Clinical features, diagnosis and treatment  
Fergun Yilmaz, Nur Soyer, Filiz Vural 
World J Dermatol 4(1):50-56. Published online Feb 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i1.50
Unraveling oral psoriasis and its relationship with geographic tongue: A literature review  
Bruna Lavinas Sayed Picciani, Thays Teixeira-Souza, Áquila Almenara Curty, Lívia Maria Santos Izahias, Thiago Moreira Pessoa, Sueli Carneiro, Heron Fernando Sousa Gonzaga, Eliane Pedra Dias 
World J Dermatol 5(2):84-92. Published online May 2, 2016. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v5.i2.84
Cutaneous implications of essential oils  
Ramya Vangipuram, Lisa Mask-Bull, Soo Jung Kim 
World J Dermatol 6(2):27-31. Published online May 2, 2017. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v6.i2.27
Stress involvement as trigger factor in different skin conditions  
Liana Manolache, Dana Petrescu-Seceleanu 
World J Dermatol 2(3):16-26. Published online Aug 2, 2013. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v2.i3.16
Fecal microbiota transplant and dermatologic disorders: A retrospective cohort study assessing the gut microbiome’s role in skin disease  
Ashley M Snyder, James Abbott, M Kyle Jensen, Aaron M Secrest 
World J Dermatol 9(1):1-10. Published online Jan 25, 2021. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v9.i1.1
Salivary gland disease in human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: A review  
Gaurav Sharma, Archna Nagpal 
World J Dermatol 4(1):57-62. Published online Feb 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i1.57
Managing panniculitis in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency: Systematic review of evidence behind treatment  
Donah K Sabbagh, Behrad Barmayehvar, Thanh Nguyen, Ross G Edgar, Alice M Turner 
World J Dermatol 7(1):1-8. Published online Feb 2, 2018. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v7.i1.1
Review of allergic contact dermatitis: Scratching the surface  
Gil S Weintraub, Isabella Nga Lai, Christina N Kim 
World J Dermatol 4(2):95-102. Published online May 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i2.95
Pigmentary mosaicism and specific forms of phylloid hypo- and hypermelanosis  
Naoki Oiso, Akira Kawada 
World J Dermatol 1(2):6-9. Published online Aug 2, 2012. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v1.i2.6
Pathogenesis and diagnosis of contact dermatitis: Applications of reflectance confocal microscopy  
Jorge A Suárez-Pérez, Ricardo Bosch, Salvador González, Ernesto González 
World J Dermatol 3(3):45-49. Published online Aug 2, 2014. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v3.i3.45
From the outside-in: Epidermal targeting as a paradigm for atopic disease therapy  
Rachel MC Gillespie, Sara J Brown 
World J Dermatol 4(1):16-32. Published online Feb 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i1.16
X linked recessive ichthyosis: Current concepts  
Jaime Toral-López, Luz María González-Huerta, Sergio A Cuevas-Covarrubias 
World J Dermatol 4(3):129-134. Published online Aug 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i3.129
Biomarkers of psoriasis severity and therapy monitoring  
Susana Coimbra, Alice Santos-Silva 
World J Dermatol 3(2):15-27. Published online May 2, 2014. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v3.i2.15
Local hyperthermia cleared multiple cutaneous warts on a nephrotic syndrome patient  
Yu-Jing Zhang, Rui-Qun Qi, Xing-Hua Gao 
World J Dermatol 5(3):125-128. Published online Aug 2, 2016. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v5.i3.125
Identifying and managing naevus dysmorphia in clinical practice  
Andrew G Affleck, Emma Wray, Zoë Chouliara 
World J Dermatol 4(2):114-119. Published online May 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i2.114
Phytotherapy and psoriasis: Complementary and alternative medications  
Sami A Gabr, Ahmad H Alghadir 
World J Dermatol 3(4):86-91. Published online Nov 2, 2014. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v3.i4.86
Gender medicine and psoriasis  
Delia Colombo, Nicoletta Cassano, Gilberto Bellia, Gino A Vena 
World J Dermatol 3(3):36-44. Published online Aug 2, 2014. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v3.i3.36
Actinic lichen planus: a presentation, deviant from the conventional  
Anupama Ghosh, Anupam Das, Dhiraj Kumar, Ramesh Chandra Gharami 
World J Dermatol 3(1):4-5. Published online Feb 2, 2014. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v3.i1.4
Molecular mimicry in cutaneous autoimmune diseases  
Fabrizio Guarneri, Claudio Guarneri 
World J Dermatol 2(4):36-43. Published online Nov 2, 2013. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v2.i4.36
Progressive nodular fibrosis of the skin: A pediatric case  
Elisa Guareschi, Simonetta Piana, Vito Di Lernia 
World J Dermatol 2(1):8-10. Published online Feb 2, 2013. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v2.i1.8
Treatment of mycosis fungoides, in the era of stem cell transplantation  
Pusem Patir, Filiz Vural 
World J Dermatol 5(1):52-56. Published online Feb 2, 2016. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v5.i1.52
Multi-channeling optimized radiofrequency energy: A new age in well-established radiofrequency technology  
Cruzy Tagger, Inna Belenky 
World J Dermatol 5(4):129-135. Published online Nov 2, 2016. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v5.i4.129
New innovation of moisturizers containing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents for atopic dermatitis  
Montree Udompataikul 
World J Dermatol 4(2):108-113. Published online May 2, 2015. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v4.i2.108
Teledermatology update: Mobile teledermatology  
Feroze Kaliyadan 
World J Dermatol 2(2):11-15. Published online May 2, 2013. doi: 10.5314/wjd.v2.i2.11