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.
July-December 2017| Vol 4| Issue 2
Dermoscopy in Melasma − Is it Useful?
Dermoscopy was primarily used for the early diagnosis of melanoma and precursors in former times; in recent years, dermoscopy has proven itself as a useful non-invasive tool for aiding in diagnosis,...
Pathogenesis of vitiligo: An update
Vitiligo is the most common depigmentary disorder that has been affecting human lives across centuries. Despite its high prevalence, not much can be said precisely about its pathogenesis. Over the y...
Systemic therapy for melasma: Exploring newer options − A comprehensive review
Melasma is a chronic, hyperpigmentary disorder affecting the face, more commonly the females and has a significant psychological and social impact. Currently available treatment options such as prev...
The global scenario of melanoma
Melanoma is a malignant neoplasm of the melanocytes, in which there is invasion either horizontally and upwards into the epidermis or vertically downwards. This review describes the global scenario ...
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data
Features of Manuscript Management System
- Online submission
- Wider visibility though open access
- Higher impact with wider visibility
- Prompt review