Journal Information

Aims and Scope

The Hong Kong Journal of Dermatology & Venereology is the official publication of The Hong Kong Society of Dermatology & Venereology and The Hong Kong College of Dermatologists. Published quarterly, the Journal delivers advances on all aspects of the diagnosis and management of cutaneous diseases and sexually transmitted infections, with emphasis on local characteristics. Regular features include peer-reviewed original or review articles, commentary, views and practice, case reports, quiz, reports on scientific meetings, journal watch, and news and notices.

The Journal is indexed in EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and Scopus.


All opinions expressed are the authors' and do not necessarily represent the views of The Hong Kong Society of Dermatology & Venereology or the publisher. The appearance of advertisements is not a warranty, endorsement or approval of the product or its safety. The Society and publisher disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas or products referred to in the articles or advertisements.

Advertising, Subscription and Business Correspondence

The Hong Kong Journal of Dermatology & Venereology is published quarterly by Medcom Limited. All matters relating to advertising, subscription, back issues, reprints, off-prints and general queries should be sent to: Medcom Limited, Flat E8, 10th Floor, Ka Ming Court, 688-690 Castle Peak Road, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Tel: (852) 2578 3833; Fax: (852) 2578 3929; Email: Although all accepted and advertising material is expected to conform to ethical standards, such acceptance is not implied by the Journal.

Requests for reproduction of materials in the Journal should be addressed to the Publisher. ISSN 1814-7453