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Acta Dermato-Venereologica is a bi-monthly international peer-reviewed journal for clinical and experimental research in the field of dermatology and venereology.

It was founded in 1920 by Johan Almqvist and edited during 1936-1969 by Sven Hellerström. Since 1970, the journal has been published for the Society for the Publication of Acta Dermato-Venereologica on a non-profit basis.

Acta Dermato-Venereologica publishes high-quality manuscripts in English dealing with new observations on basic dermatological and venereological research, as well as clinical investigations. Each volume also features a number of review articles in special areas, as well as short Letters to the Editor to stimulate debate and to disseminate important clinical observations. Acta Dermato-Venereologica has rapid publication times and is amply illustrated with a large number of colour photographs to enhance understanding.

Acta Dermato-Venereologica covers inter alia:

  • ~ Atopic dermatitis and contact allergy
  • ~ Facial dermatoses and adnexal disorders
  • ~ New treatments
  • ~ Psoriasis and genodermatoses
  • ~ Psychodermatology
  • ~ Sexually transmitted diseases
  • ~ Skin biology and inflammation
  • ~ Skin cancer and pigmentation
  • ~ Skin immunology and lymphoma
  • ~ Urticaria and itch

Extensive papers, proceedings from congresses and symposia are printed as supplements to the journal. Announcements concerning pertinent dermatological meetings and books received are also published.
Readership: Doctors and scientists interested in dermatology, skin biology and venereology.

Acta Dermato-Venereologica has an impact factor of 3.007.

Issues between 1998 up to 2005 can be found at

Publisher: Medical Journals Limited

91 Issues are available
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