Pigment International, a publication of Pigmentary Disorders Society (PDS), India, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.pigmentinternational.com.
The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.
January-June 2018| Vol 5| Issue 1
Periorbital hyperpigmentation − An overview of the enigmatous condition
Periorbital hyperpigmentation (POH) is a common dermatologic condition with an enigmatous pathogenesis that can have a significant psychological impact on the patients’ quality of life. Althou...
Diffuse hyperpigmentation: A comprehensive approach
Skin color is determined by melanin and other chromophores and is influenced by physical factors (ultraviolet radiation) and other endocrine, autocrine, and paracrine factors. Being the largest orga...
The term “acral” means the distal portions of the limbs (hand, foot) and the head (ears, nose). The term acral melanosis is loosely applied to an increase in melanin pigmentation, in a d...
A comparative study of psychosocial morbidity in stable versus unstable vitiligo
Context: Vitiligo is a cosmetically disfiguring condition especially in dark-skinned individuals, thereby adversely affecting their quality of life (QOL). Studies have reported higher psychia...
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Features of Manuscript Management System
- Online submission
- Wider visibility though open access
- Higher impact with wider visibility
- Prompt review