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Welcome to the World Journal of Dermatology

The World Journal of Dermatology (WJD) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of dermatology.  It was launched on June 2, 2012 and is published trimonthly (4 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage dermatologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJD describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJD are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJD’s acceptance rate: 47%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
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2218-6190 (online)

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
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
Retrospective Study
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