The Journal of Dermatology

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Edited By: Masutaka Furue

Impact Factor: 2.354

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 14/61 (Dermatology)

Online ISSN: 1346-8138

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Alopecia areata. How not to miss Satoyoshi syndrome?
Lidia Rudnicka, Małgorzata Kwiatkowska, et al.

Grading criteria for disease severity by pemphigus disease area index.
Tomoko Shimizu, Toru Takebayashi, et al.

Human papillomavirus infection in Bowen disease: Negative p53 expression, not p16INK4a overexpression, is correlated with human papillomavirus-associated Bowen disease
Kazutoshi Murao, Rika Yoshioka, et al.

Overexpression of miR-200b inhibits the cell proliferation and promotes apoptosis of human hypertrophic scar fibroblasts in vitro
Ping Li, Quan-Yong He, et al.

Late-onset anaphylactic reactions following i.v. cyclophosphamide pulse in a patient with systemic sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus overlap syndrome
Takashi Taniguchi, Yoshihide Asano, et al.

Is benzoyl peroxide 3% topical gel effective and safe in the treatment of acne vulgaris in Japanese patients? A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled, parallel-group study
Makoto Kawashima, Hirofumi Hashimoto, et al.

Histopathological investigation of clinically non-affected perilesional scalp in alopecias detected unexpected spread of disease activities
Emiko Watanabe-Okada, Masayuki Amagai, et al.

Poxvirus-induced angiogenesis after a thermal burn
Dilek Biyik Ozkaya, Banu Taskın, et al.

Biologic therapy improves psoriasis by decreasing the activity of monocytes and neutrophils
Keiichi Yamanaka, Yoshinori Umezawa, et al.

Trichothiodystrophy group A: A first Japanese patient with a novel homozygous nonsense mutation in the GTF2H5 gene
Shinichi Moriwaki, Hiroshi Saruwatari, et al.

A Japanese case of Mal de Meleda with SLURP1 mutation
Jun-ichi Sakabe, Rieko Kabashima-Kubo, et al.

Autoimmunity in atopic dermatitis: Biomarker or simply epiphenomenon?
Francesca Cipriani, Giampaolo Ricci, et al.

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JD Awards

The Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Dermatology and Wiley are pleased to announce the awardees for Best Paper, Most cited and Most downloaded articles in 2013. Access these articles for FREE.

JD Best Paper Prize
Emiko Akasaka, et al.
Long-term efficacy of psoriasis vulgaris treatments: Analysis of treatment with topical corticosteroid and/or vitamin D3 analog, oral cyclosporin, etretinate and phototherapy over a 35-year period, 1975–2010

Awardees for Most Downloaded Articles in 2013
Shin Morizane, et al.
Antimicrobial peptides in the pathogenesis of psoriasis

Hidehisa Saeki, et al.
Guidelines for management of atopic dermatitis

Shigeki Inui, et al.
Trichoscopy for common hair loss diseases: Algorithmic method for diagnosis

Michiko Aihara, et al.
Pharmacogenetics of cutaneous adverse drug reactions

Hidetoshi Takahashi, et al.
Psoriasis and metabolic syndrome

Mikiko Tohyama, et al.
New aspects of drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome

Awardees for Most Cited Articles in 2013
Atsuyuki Igarashi, et al.
Efficacy and safety of ustekinumab in Japanese patients with moderate-to-severe plaque-type psoriasis: Long-term results from a phase 2/3 clinical trial

Michiko Aihara, et al.
Pharmacogenetics of cutaneous adverse drug reactions

Yoshiko Mine, et al.
Nosocomial outbreak of multidrug-resistant USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus causing severe furuncles and carbuncles in Japan

Shin Morizane, et al.
Antimicrobial peptides in the pathogenesis of psoriasis

Gun-Wook Kim, et al.
Topical tacrolimus ointment for the treatment of lichen sclerosus, comparing genital and extragenital involvement


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Atopic Dermatitis


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Cutaneous lymphoma
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Genetics of hypopigmentary disorders
Guest-edited by Tamio Suzuki

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Hair Biology and Hair Loss Disorders
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