Journal of Dermatology and Pigmentation Research

Articles in Press

  • Research article - Medical Published: Aug 09, 2018

    Diagnosis and Management of Lichen Sclerosus in a Young Female

    Lichen sclerosus, also known as white spot disease, is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that mainly affects adult women, less commonly in men and rare in children. Any skin area may be affected however; lichen sclerosus is most common in the anogenital areas. Extragenital lesions may also occur including upper…

    -Erica Jarcaig, Gareth Edwards, Joyce Cheng, and Pranav Patel

  • Case report - Medical Published: Aug 10, 2017

    Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Complicating Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

    Pityriasis rubra pilaris is an uncommon inflammatory and hyperproliferative dermatosis of juvenile or adult onset. The etiology of the disease is still unknown. Acute respiratory distress syndrome has been described in generalized pustular psoriasis and/or erythrodermic psoriasis but it has never been reported in pityriasis rubra pilaris.

    -Pedro Rodriguez-Jimenez, Pablo Chicharro, Alejandra Reolid, Mar Llamas-Velasco and Javier Sanchez

  • Case report - Medical Published: Jul 31, 2017

    Demodex Induced Blepharitis Diagnosed by In Vivo Confocal Microscopy

    Demodex folliculorum can colonize eyelash infundibulum and induce blepharitis. The clinical diagnosis of Demodex induced blepharitis is often challenging and a microscopic identification of Demodex in epilated lashes or in eyelids scrapings is necessary. The aim of our study was to verify if in vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy (RCM), a…

    -Cinotti E, Fiorani D, Labeille B, Cambazard F, Rubegni P and Perrot JL

  • Short communication - Medical Published: Jul 12, 2017

    Pigmented Contact Dermatitis to Nickel: Should we Suspect this Entity?

    Pigmented Contact Dermatitis (PCD) is a peculiar form of contact dermatitis characterized by unusual black or brown diffuse or reticulate hyperpigmentation with minimal signs of inflammation. The distribution varies depending on the site of contact. It is caused by repeated invasion of a very small amount of allergens. The common…

    -Anuja Yadav, Taru Garg, AK Mandal, Ram Chander and Amit Yadav

  • Letter to editor - Medical Published: Jul 06, 2017

    Accuracy of Dermatoscopy as a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool

    The dermatoscopy is a technique used for dermatologists as a diagnostic tool and also to monitor the response to treatments. Although this non-invasive imaging set has been used over decades, new applications have arisen such as preoperative evaluation of tumor margins, monitoring the response of topical treatments and post-treatment follow-up.…

    -Husein Husein-ElAhmed