About Dermatopathology

Aims & Scope

Dermatopathology (ISSN 2296-3529) is a peer-reviewed online-only journal publishing original scientific articles dealing with diagnostic and experimental human and animal studies in dermatopathology. Contributions to clinicopathological correlations, studies based on current molecular technologies, as well as controversial issues and case reports are welcome. The aims of the journal are to share interesting and recent clinicopathological information with the dermatopathologists community all over the world and to create a stronger link between dermatopathology, clinical dermatology, and investigative dermatology. Dermatopathology also provides a resource for continuing medical education in cutaneous pathology. After acceptance, articles are published online very quickly, ensuring the rapid availability of scientific knowledge to all clinicians and researchers interested in this specialty. According to the open access principle, the contents of the journal can be retrieved at all times without any charge.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Dermatopathology is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Dermatopathology will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2021 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


Reprints may be ordered. Please contact for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .

Editorial Office

Ms. Jenna Liu
Managing Editor

For further MDPI contacts, see here.

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