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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.

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

The rise and evolution of COVID-19                                                     
Mohsen Baghchechi, Navin Jaipaul, Sharon E. Jacob                    

COVID-19 impacts medical journal submissions                                                                 
Jalal Maghfour, Justin Olson, Sharon E. Jacob

Art of prevention: The importance of melanoma surveillance
Lindsey Goddard, Lauren Yorozuya, Jane Hirokane

Lichen sclerosus among women in the United States
Laura E. Melnick, Alexa B. Steuer, Amy Kalowitz Bieber, Priscilla W. Wong, Miriam Keltz Pomeranz

A review of acrylates: Super glue, nail adhesives, and diabetic pump adhesives increasing sensitization risk in women and children
Samantha Gardeen, Sara Hylwa

A case of hyperpigmentation induced by hydroxychloroquine and quinacrine in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and review of the literature
Daniel Kwak, Pearl E. Grimes

Retrospective analysis of adverse events with spironolactone in females reported to the United States Food and Drug Administration
Yu Wang, Shari R. Lipner

The challenge of change: Resilience traits in Women’s Dermatological Society Forum participants by generation
Catherine M. Ludwig, Amaris N. Geisler, Jennifer M. Fernandez, Grace Battaglia, ... Molly A. Hinshaw

Gender and race trends in academic rank of dermatologists at top U.S. institutions: A cross-sectional study
Claire Stewart, Shari R. Lipner

Sex-based differences in the anatomic distribution of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
Yuhree Kim, Jessica Feng, Katherine A. Su, Maryam M. Asgari

Dermatologist demographics and patient satisfaction: A single-center survey study)
Mio Nakamura, Naomi F. Briones, Thy Thy Do, Mick P. Couper, Kelly B. Cha

How “benign” is cutaneous mastocytosis? A Danish registry-based matched cohort study
Line Kibsgaard, Mette Deleuran, Carsten Flohr, Sinéad Langan, ... Christian Vestergaard

The quality of life in epidermolysis bullosa (EB-QoL) questionnaire: Translation, cultural adaptation, and validation into the Farsi language
Atoosa Yazdanshenas, Ezatollah Naderi, Hamideh Moravvej, Kazem Heidari, ... Nikoo Mozafari

Autoimmune Bullous Disease Quality of Life (ABQoL) questionnaire: Validation of the translated Persian version in pemphigus vulgaris
Amir Teimourpour, Kowsar Hedayat, Fereshteh Salarvand, Narges Ghandi, ... Cheyda Chams-Davatchi

Local immune cell infiltration in cutaneous acute graft versus host disease;
Rachel Sennett, Burhan M. Jama, Brian Hinds, Dimitrios Tzachanis, ... Amanda F. Marsch

Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of cow placenta extract lotion versus minoxidil 2% in the treatment of female pattern androgenetic alopecia
Tara Barat, Fahimeh Abdollahimajd, Sahar Dadkhahfar, Hamideh Moravvej

Oral ulcerations in a patient with mantle cell lymphoma                                   
Miranda Rosenberg, Alyx Rosen Aigen, Andrea Maderal

Gender and rank salary trends among academic dermatologists
Muskaan Sachdeva, Kyla N. Price, Jennifer L. Hsiao, Vivian Y. Shi

Work impairment in a woman with severe hidradenitis suppurativa after delayed diagnosis: A call for action
Monica Shah, Muskaan Sachdeva, Afsaneh Alavi

Allergic contact dermatitis masquerading as atopic dermatitis
Sarah Semaan, Jodie Raffi, Jenny E. Murase

Oxidative stress as a treatment target in atopic dermatitis: The role of furfuryl palmitate in mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis
Adelaide A. Hebert

Rare case of a basal cell carcinoma with intravascular invasion               
Sonal Muzumdar, Campbell L. Stewart, Hao Feng

A 63-year-old woman presenting with sacral, labial, and leg ulcers                  
Samantha M. Guhan, Janelle S. Nassim, Melissa Krystel-Whittemore, Rosalynn M. Nazarian, Bonnie T. Mackool

Preservation of hair density and orientation in a large scalp defect of a female patient using a novel intraoperative skin relaxation device
Stephanie S. Howerter, William Lear

Erythema nodosum due to Mycobacterium abscessus infection complicating autologous fat transfer
Chang Su, Shawn E. Cowper, Sarika Ramachandran, Alicia J. Little

Dermoscopy of onychodystrophy in a patient with connective tissue disease
Claire Stewart, Shari R. Lipner

Thoughts on dermatology residents who are new parents                                            
Jane M. Grant-Kels

It’s time to stop calling our office staff “the girls”                                            
Paradi Mirmirani