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 http://www.medicaljournals.se/acta/content
Publisher: Medical Journals Limited