Table 3

Different development trends for dermatological journals.

Above average trend (high growth)

Average trend

Below average trend (low growth)


Above average COV (volatile)

Burns, Clin Dermatol, Derm Surg/JDSO, J Cosm Sci, J Derm Sci, Pediatric Dermatol, Sex Transm Inf,

Dermatol Clin,

J Dermatol Treatm, Leprosy Rev,


Average COV

Acta dermatovernerologica, Arch Dermatol, Hautarzt, Int J Dermatol, Mycoses, Photodermatol Photo, Semin Cut Med Surg,

Sex Transm Dis

Ann Dermato Venerol, Arch Derm Res, Skin Pharmacol, Wounds


Below average COV (stable)

Clin Exp Dermatol, Cutis, J Am Acad Dermatol, J Invest Dermatol,

Br J Dermatol

Am J Dermpath, Contact dermatitis, Dermatology, J Cut Pathol, Melanoma Res,


Jemec BMC Dermatology 2001 1:7   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-1-7

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