Aims and Scope

The Open Dermatology Journal is an open access online journal which publishes original research articles, reviews/mini-reviews, letters and guest edited thematic issues in all areas of experimental and clinical research in dermatology, skin disorders, cosmetic surgery, dermatitis, dermatopathology, dermatological surgery, immunodermatology, paediatric dermatology, teledermatology and reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.


The Open Dermatology Journal, a peer-reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on developments in the field. The emphasis will be on publishing quality papers rapidly and freely available to researchers worldwide.


Recent Articles

Bullous Cutaneous Larva Migrans And Generalized Cutaneous Larva Migrans: A Rare Clinical Manifestation

Hendra Gunawan, Icha Rachmawati Kusmayadi, Syawalika Ulya Isneny

Background:

The skin lesions of Cutaneous Larva Migrans (CLM) commonly manifests as single, linear, irregular, serpiginous raised erythematous track, but the other clinical variants exist. This case series aimed to report one case of a vesiculobullous lesion in CLM and one case of CLM with generalized distribution serpiginous erythematous skin lesion.

Objectives:

We report one case of a vesiculobullous lesion in CLM and one case of CLM with generalized distribution serpiginous erythematous skin lesion.

Conclusion:

There were CLM with vesiculobullous lesions and also with generalized distribution of skin lesion. The pathogenesis of this condition is still unknown. In both cases, albendazole 400 mg per day for 3 and 5 days gave an effective result.


February 14, 2020
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Pyoderma Gangrenosum of the Face: A Rare Presentation and a Rapid Resolution

Julia Shah, Lorie Gottwald, Ashley Sheskey, Craig Burkhart

Background:

Pyoderma Gangrenosum (PG) is a disorder of neutrophil chemotaxis that often affects the lower extremities of patients with concurrent autoimmune disorders.

Result and Discussion:

Resolution of lesions typically requires a minimum of six weeks of treatment with systemic steroids. We present a unique case of multifocal PG involving the hand and face that healed after ten days of treatment with oral prednisone.


June 14, 2018
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