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About IJWD

The IJWD publishes articles pertaining to dermatologic medical, surgical and cosmetic issues faced by female patients and their families. We are interested in original research articles, review articles, unusual case reports, new treatments, clinical trials, education, mentorship and viewpoint articles. Articles dealing with ethical issues in dermatology and medical legal scenarios are also welcome.Very important articles will have accompanying editorials.

Topics which our subsections editors look forward to welcoming include:

  • Women’s Health
  • Oncology, Surgery and Aesthetics
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Medical Dermatology
  • Society

About WDS

The Women’s Dermatologic Society founded in 1973, is dedicated to helping dermatologists fulfill their greatest potential and assisting them in making a contribution to our specialty and society.

To achieve this goal, the Society relies on the active participation of its members, who represent a diverse cross-section of professional subspecialties.

Women's Health Highlight

The Women’s Health Highlight will be the first article in each issue. This new section will include a signature article that is relevant to women’s health and aims to begin or enhance discussions between dermatologists and other health care providers and their patients.


Introduction of the Women's Health Highlight and Patient Page
Message from the Editors

Skin cancer in women of color: Epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical manifestations
DiAnne S. Davis, Camille Robinson, Valerie D. Callender
Patient Page PDF

Sunscreens: UV filters to protect us: Part 1: Changing regulations and choices for optimal sun protection
Nina Sabzevari, Sultan Qiblawi, Scott A. Norton, David Fivenson
Patient Page PDF

Dermatologic toxicities associated with radiation therapy in women with breast cancer
Julie Y. Ramseier, Michelle N. Ferreira, Jonathan S. Leventhal
Patient Page PDF

Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in pregnant patients: A systematic review
Ajay N.Sharma, Bobak Hedayati, Natasha A. Mesinkovska, Scott Worswick
Patient Page PDF

Subcorneal pustular dermatosis: Comprehensive review and report of a case presenting during pregnancy
Shashank Bhargava, Ujjwal Kumar, George Kroumpouzos
Patient Page PDF

Nail health in women
Jessica K. Reinecke, Molly A. Hinshaw
Patient Page PDF

Dermatologic conditions in women receiving systemic cancer therapy
Michelle N. Ferreira, Julie Y. Ramseier, Jonathan S. Leventhal
Patient Page PDF

Skin disease related to metabolic syndrome in women
Angelica Misitzis, Paulo R. Cunha, George Kroumpouzos
Patient Page PDF

Clinical considerations for the management of psoriasis in women
Alice B. Gottlieb, Caitriona Ryan, Jenny E. Murase
Patient Page PDF

Vaginal rejuvenation: From scalpel to wands
Sejal A. Desai, George Kroumpouzos, Neil Sadick
Patient Page PDF

Nonmelanoma skin cancer in women
H. Heaton, N. Lawrence
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The relationship between menopausal hormone therapy and keratinocyte carcinoma: A review  
R. Suresh, A. Twigg, J.E. Murase

Ethics of esthetic procedures in pregnancy
G. Kroumpouzos, L. Bercovitch
Patient Page PDF