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Since the "correspondence" category already include case reports, the editorial board decides to remove the category of case reports for this Journal. The authors are encouraged to submit the case report in the preexisting correspondence format.

January-March 2021| Vol 39| Issue 1

Review Article

Perspective approaches on melanogenesis inhibition

Melanogenesis is a melanin-forming process responsible for protecting the skin against ultraviolet radiation damage. An excess production of melanin, however, may result in hyperpigmentation (darken...


Original Article

Reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the vitiligo specific quality of life instrument (VitiQoL)

Background: Vitiligo is an acquired, idiopathic skin disorder that can significantly affect the health-related quality of life (QoL). The vitiligo-specific QoL instrument (VitiQoL), recently ...


Original Article

Risk of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease in patients with psoriasis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies

Background: Previous studies showed a higher risk of renal disease among patients with psoriasis; however, this association has been inconsistent. Objectives: This study aimed to carry...


Original Article

Correlation of clinical diagnosis of dactylitis by the dermatologist and ultrasonographic diagnosis by the rheumatologist in patients with psoriasis arthritis: Experience of a single clinic

Background: Dactylitis is a characteristic feature of psoriatic arthritis (PsA). However, early diagnosis of mild dactylitis is challenging and image examination, such as ultrasonography (US)...


Original Article

Tanshinone IIA, a melanogenic ingredient basis of Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge

Background: The roots of Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge (Lamiaceae) have been often used to treat vitiligo in clinical for many years. However, the main ingredient basis of efficacy ...


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Dermatologica Sinica, a publication of Taiwanese Dermatological Association and Taiwanese Society for Investigative Dermatology, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded

Impact Factor as reported in the 2019 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2020): 0.921