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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.

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

The possible role of oral microbiome in autoimmunity                                                     
Matina Zorba, Angeliki Melidou, Aikaterini Patsatsi, Eleftheria Ioannou, Alexandros Kolokotronis                    

Comprehensive review of reports of menstrual irregularities associated with isotretinoin                                                                 
Priya Chelliah, Donald Glass

Menses, pregnancy, delivery, and menopause in hidradenitis suppurativa: A patient survey
Jennifer M. Fernandez, Aleksi J. Hendricks, Alyssa M. Thompson, Elizabeth M. Mata, ... Jennifer L. Hsiao

Characterizing perimenstrual flares of hidradenitis suppurativa
Erin K. Collier, Kyla N. Price, Tristan R. Grogan, Haley B. Naik, ... Jennifer L. Hsiao

Art of prevention: Practical interventions in lip-licking dermatitis
Allene Fonseca, Sharon E. Jacob, Allison Sindle

Art of prevention: Allergic sensitization through damaged skin: Atopic, occupational, and stasis dermatitis
Susan Nedorost, Margaret Hammond

Assessment of prurigo of pregnancy in patients without atopic background
Flavia Naranjo Ravelli, Mohamad Goldust, George Kroumpouzos

Vulvar Crohn disease: Diagnostic challenges and approach to therapy
Bridget E. Shields, Catherine Richardson, Lisa Arkin, Rachel Kornik

Diagnostic concordance of clinical diagnosis, tissue culture, and histopathology testing for skin and soft tissue infections: A single-center retrospective study
Christina M. Herbosa, Trisha S. Bhat, Yevgeniy R. Semenov, Ilana S. Rosman, Amy C. Musiek

Quality of life and mental health status in patients with lichen planopilaris based on Dermatology Life Quality Index and General Health Questionnaire-28 questionnaires
Maryam Nasimi, Narges Ahangari, Vahide Lajevardi, Hamidreza Mahmoudi, ... Ifa Etesami

Impact of a case-based collaborative learning curriculum on knowledge and learning preferences of dermatology residents
Jordan T. Said, Leah L. Thompson, Lynn Foord, Steven T. Chen

Family impact of pemphigus disease in an Iranian population using the Family Dermatology Life Quality Index
S. Zahra Ghodsi, Arefeh Asadi, Narges Ghandi, Kamran Balighi, ... Maryam Daneshpazhooh

Contribution of gender on compensation of Veterans Affairs-affiliated dermatologists: A cross-sectional study
Mytrang H. Do, Shari R. Lipner

Safety and efficacy of a novel three-step anti-acne regimen formulated specifically for women
Timothy Falla, Katie Rodan, Kathy Fields, Danielle Ong, Cezary Skobowiat

A feasibility study of the burden of disease of atopic dermatitis using a smartphone research application, myEczema
Sheevam Shah, Jacqueline M. Kemp, Joseph C. Kvedar, Lia E. Gracey

Rates of genital warts after the age of 26: An analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Partik Singh, Katelyn B. Zumpf, Walter Liszewski

Dermatology and the Match®: An analysis of the number of manuscripts in successful applications                                   
Sara Behbahani, Aatin Dhanda, Vaishali Ravikumar, Susanna Betti, ... Cindy Wassef

Painful and pruritic lesions on the toes                                                                               
Sean Rangwani, Amy S. Paller

Chronic red vulvar and perianal erosions                                                                          
Christina N. Kraus, Jessica Shiu, Ashley Elsensohn, Janellen Smith

Gender minority patients in dermatology clinical trials
Kyla N. Price, Afsaneh Alavi, Jennifer L. Hsiao, Vivian Y. Shi

A commentary on gender bias in dermatology and its perceived impact on career development among women dermatologists
Madeline E. DeWane, Jane M. Grant-Kels

Ethical concerns in caring for active duty service members who may be seeking dermatologic care outside the military soon
Jacob G. Dodd, Jane M. Grant-Kels

Lean in or out: How to balance when the world turns upside down?                  
Alexandra W. Hickman, Ilana S. Rosman

Clinical pearl: Expanding knowledge of emergency contraception among dermatologists
Jessica Wu, Yasmin Qaseem, Ron Birnbaum, Jan Smogorzewski

The challenge of diagnosing scabies in the elderly: A case and a novel therapeutic approach
Mitchell Braun, Raagini S. Yedidi, Jodie Raffi, Daniel C. Butler, Jenny E. Murase

A rare case of herpes zoster ophthalmicus after photodynamic therapy
Madison Bradley, Sonal Muzumdar, Neda Shahriari, Marti J. Rothe, Madina Falcone

Bullous pemphigoid in a metastatic lung cancer patient associated with nivolumab                                            
Yuka Maya, Reine Moriuchi, Yuka Takashima, Moeko Hotta, ... Satoko Shimizu

Recalcitrant facial rash: Cutaneous coccidioidomycosis                                            
Shanice A. McKenzie, Amy R. Vandiver, Natalie M. Villa, Chandra N. Smart, ... Jennifer L. Hsiao

Umbilical endometriosis: When a dermatologist helps diagnose infertility                                            
Aunna Pourang, Jennifer Ornelas, Maxwell A. Fung, Oma Agbai