Web Sites of Interest to the Dermatologist

Dermatology Databases, Courses, Textbooks, Tutorials, ON-LINE CME and Resources

Anatomy and Histology of the Skin (Loyola University)

Atlas of dermatology
Botanical Dermatolology Data Base
Companion Animal Dermatology - An information center for pet owners on dermatologic conditions affecting companion animals
Dermatology in the Cinema
DermInfo-Net Derm Disease Center Information
Dermatology News
Dermatology: Skin Disorders (includes also many medical topics)
Derm Path Tutor
Dermatology Visual Database Project
Diagnosis Codes: Download ICD10 Diagnosis Codes (in PDF File Format size 10.3 MB)
Dermoscopy (NY University)
Developmental Biology of the Skin (University of Washington)
Electronic Textbook of Dermatology
eMedicine : Online Dermatology Textbook
Family Practice Dermatology Notebook
GeneTests. A genetic testing resource that includes: A Genetics Laboratory Directory, A resource list of Genetics Clinics, An introduction to Genetic Counseling and Testing concepts. A free site.
Global Skin Atlas: International Atlas of Dermatology and Dermatopathology
How to Recognize a MELANOMA (from Art Huntley, University of California, Davis)
Journal Watch Dermatology
Karolinska Institutet Library. MeSH Classified" Resources Diseases, Disorders and Related Topics.
Martindale's Health Science Guide
Med Files
Medical & Dermatological Databases, Courses, Textbooks, Journals, Tutorials, Cases & Images
Melanoma Risk Factors from the NY Univ.
Mohs Micrographic Surgery (Loyola University)
NZ DermNet
Online Atlas of Dermatology and Rheumatology
On line CME courses (from Boston University at Healthgate)
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) Extensive searchable inheritable diseases database.
Pathophysiology of the Skin An introduction (Harvard Medical School)
Pediatric Database (PEDBASE) contains descriptions of over 550 childhood illnesses
Pediatric Dermatology - Bari (ITALY)
Presentations about the skin

Skin Disease Mutation Database

SKINDIX New! Free On-Line CME!

The Atopic Dermatitis Information Server

The Body Electric

The Genome Database

The Language of Dermatology

The MERCK Manual - Dermatologic Disorders

Tumors of the Skin

Virtual Hospital. An Introduction to Basic Dermatology.

www.keratin.com - hair, hair loss disease, and alopecia information

Dermatology Departments WorldWide

North America

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, Dermatology Department

Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dermatology Department
Brown University, Dermatology Department

Case Western Reserve University, Dermatology Department,

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dermatology Department
DermWeb Division of Dermatology at the Univ. of British Columbia, Canada
Duke University Medical Center, Dermatology Department
Harvard Skin Disease Research Center
Henry Ford Health System, Dermatology Department

Indiana University Dermatology

Loyola University Dermatology

New York University Dermatology

Penn State Dermatology

Rush Department of Dermatology

Stanford Dermatology

Texas Tech University Health Science Center , Department of Dermatology
Tufts University, New England Medical Center, Dermatology Department

Tulane University, Department of Dermatology

University of California at Davis, Dermatology Department
University of California at Irvine, Dermatology Department
University of Cincinnati, Dermatology Department
University of Colorado, Dermatology Department
University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Dermatology
University of Iowa
University of Miami Department of Dermatology
University of Michigan Department of Dermatology
University of North Carolina, Dept. of Dermatology
University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Dermatology
University of Rochester, Dept. of Dermatology
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dermatology Department
University of Virginia, Dermatology Department
University of Washington, Dermatology Department
University of Wisconsin, Dermatology Department
Vanderbilt University, Division of Dermatology
Wake Forest University, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Dermatology Department
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO., Department of Dermatology
Yale University Dermatology
Yale University Dermatology Gopher


Austria Dermatology, University of Vienna School of Medicine
Finland Dermatology Department, University of Tampere Medical School
Germany Dermatologische Klinik
Dermatology Department, University of Erlangen
Dermatology, University of Bonn
Dermatology, University of Munich
Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich
Dermatology, University of Freiburg - Germany
Dermatology, University of Aachen
Center for Documentation of Severe Skin Reactions
Dermatology, Saarland University Hospital
Greece Macedonian Dermatology- Northern Greece
Hungary Dermatology Department, University Medical School of Debrecen
Italy Dermatology, University of Milan - Italy
Spain Dermatology, University of Barcelona
Dermatology, University Hospital de la Princesa of Madrid
Sweden Dept of Medical Sciences, Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital
Dermatology, University Hospital,Malm
The Netherlands Dermatology Department, University Hospital Nijmegan
U.K. Dermatology Department, Newcastle University
Dermatology Department, University of Wales
Dermatology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Dermatology, St. John's Institute of Dermatology
Experimental Dermatology - Skin Tumour Unit (LHMC), Queen Mary and Westfield, College


Akita University, Dermatology Department
Fukushima Medical College, Dermatology Department,
Hamamatsu Medical College, Dermatology Department

Hirosaki University, Dermatology Department

Hiroshima University, Dermatology Department
Mie University, Dermatology Department
National Osaka Hospital, Dermatology Department
Osaka Unversity School of Medicine, Dermatology Department
Yamagata University School of Medicine, Dermatology Department

Asia and Middle-East

Egypt Dermatology, al-Minya University - Egypt
Israel Dermatology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Dermatology Department, Soroka Medical Center Beer-Sheva
Kuwait As'ad Al-Hamad Dermatology Center
Singapore National Skin Center
Taiwan Dermatology Department, National Taiwan University School of Medicine
Dermatology, Taipei Medical College - Taiwan

Dermatology E-Mail List Services

Link to Dermatology E-Mail List Services

Dermatology Foundations and groups

American Porphyria Foundation
Dermatology Foundation
Dermatology patient support groups
International Rosacea Foundation
Lupus Foundation of America
National Association for Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum [NAPE]
National Epidermolysis Bullosa Registry (NEBR)
National Neurofibromatosis Foundation
National Psoriasis Foundation
National Rosacea Society
National Vitiligo Foundation
Sjogrens Syndrome Foundation
Rx Derm Archives On-line discussion group
United Scleroderma Foundation
Xeroderma Pigmentosum Society

Dermatology Imaging and Databases

Anatomy of the Skin with Electron Micrographs
Atlas of dermatology
Dermatology Image Bank - Taipei Medical College
Dermatologic Images Database, University of Iowa

Dermatology Images, University of Utah

Dermatology Online Atlas. Includes Diagnosis tools and D.D
Dermatology Online Atlas, University of Erlanger, Germany
Global Skin Atlas: International Atlas of Dermatology and Dermatopathology
John Hopkins University Pediatric Dermatlas. From Divisions of Pediatric & Neonatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Skin Tumor Album (NY University)
The Mole Hill, University of Florida

Dermatology Journals

Acta Dermato-Venereologica

Acta Dermatovenerologica Alpina, Pannonica et Adriatica

American Journal of Clinical Dermatology

Archives of Dermatology

Archives of Dermatological Research

Australasian Journal of Dermatology

BMC Dermatology

British Journal of Dermatology

Clinical & Experimental Dermatology

Clinics in Dermatology

Contact Dermatitis

Der Hautarzt



Dermatologic Surgery

Dermatologic Therapy

Dermatology online journal

Experimental Dermatology

Expert Review of Dermatology

Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology

International Journal of Cosmetic Science

International Wound Journal

International Journal of Dermatology

Journal of American Academy of Dermatology

Journal of Cosmetic & Laser Therapy

Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology

Journal of Cutaneous Pathology

Journal of Dermatological Science

Journal of Dermatological Treatment

Journal of Pan-Arab League of Dermatologists (Free On-Line Full Text)

Journal Watch Dermatology

The Journal of Dermatology

Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

Journal of the German Society of Dermatology

Journal of Investigative Dermatology

Medical Laser Application

MedWebLit - Dermatology


The Open Dermatology Journal

The Open Mycology Journal

Oral Diseases

Pediatric Dermatology

Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine

Pigment Cell Research


Skin Therapy Letter

Skin Research & Technology

The Gulf Journal of Dermatology and Venereology

Veterinary Dermatology


Dermatology Laboratory Tests

Dermatology Laboratory Tests

Diagnostic Immunofluorescence Services

Dermatology Meetings and Calendar

Link to: World-wide Dermatology Meetings and Calendar. Please note to type Dermatology in the Keywords/Title field and chose start and end period for conferences in the linked page.

Dermatology Organizations and Societies

North America American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American Society of Dermatology

California Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery

Internet Dermatology Society
International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS)
International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin
Society for Investigative Dermatology
Mexican Academy of Dermatology
Women's Dermatologic Society

Associazione Italiana Dermatologi Ambulatoriali - Italy

Danish Society of Dermatology and Venereology
Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft
European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
European Society for Dermatologic Research (ESDR)
Spanish Academy of Dermatology
Swedish Society for Dermatology and Venereology

Turkish Society for Dermatopathology

Asia - Pacific

Australasian College of Dermatologists

Dermatology Nurses' Association

The League of Dermatologists in the GCC States

Kuwait Society of Dermatologists

New Zealand Dermatological Society

Pacific Dermatologic Association

Philippine Dermatological Society


Pan Arab League of Dermatologists

Dermatology Subspecialties Sites

Candida albicans information. Notes for C. albicans investigators at the Alces home page.

Contact Dermatitis Home Page

Cosmetic Dermatology

Cutaneous Parasite Home Page

Directory of Mycology Resources Pages. Many links.

EPA Ozone and UV Index / Be SunWise Program

Fungi Perfecti Online

Information on ultraviolet light exposure and protection - EPA and NOAA.

Medical Mycology

Medical Mycology Research Center

Photobiology Online

Podiatry Online

SUN-FX365: Sun exposure and skin ageing

The American Society for Microbiology.

Today's UV Index for Selected Cites.
Tutorial in Dermatologic Pathology (University of Iowa)

Information on ultraviolet light exposure and protection - EPA and NOAA.

Ultraviolet Light Index

Diagnosis Code Downloads

Diagnosis Codes: Download ICD 10 Diagnosis Codes (in PDF File Format size 10.3 MB)

Disease-specific reference sites

NZ DermNet: Information on more than 250 skin diseases and treatments

Acne : Acne Support Group
Albinism : National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
Alopecia Areata : Alopecia Areata (links)
Ataxia - Telangiectasia: Children's Project
Atopic Dermatitis : The Atopic Dermatitis Information Server
Behcet's disease : American Behcet's Disease Association

Bloom's syndrome : Bloom's syndrome Registry
Dermatitis Herpetiformis : The Gluten - free Links Page
Dermatomyositis - Polyomyositis :
Muscular Dystrophy Association - USA
Ectodermal dysplasias : National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
Eczema : National Eczema Society
Ehlers Danlos syndrome : The Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF)
Epidermolysis Bullosa : National Epidermolysis Bullosa Registry (NEBR)
Giant Congenital Nevi : Nevus Network , The Giant Nevus Association Page
Hair loss : American Hair Loss Online Brochures, The Baldman's Home Page
Hemangiomata : Hemangioma And Vascular Birthmark Foundation
Herpes Simplex :
Herpes Zone
Hyperhidrosis : Hyperhidrosis, The Center for Hyperhidrosis
Incontinentia Pigmenti : National Incontinentia Pigmenti Foundation - USA
Kaposi's Sarcoma : Kaposi's Sarcoma Page (Oncolink, Univ. of Pensylvania)
Kawasaki syndrome : Kawasaki Families' Network and Kawasaki disease Photo's
Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome :
Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome Support Group
Latex allergy : Latex Allergy
Leprosy : Leprosy Home Page at WHO
Lupus Erythematosus : Lupus Home Page
Lyme disease : Lyme Disease Foundation, Information Resource and NetworkMastocytosis : Mastocytosis Society
Melanoma : Melanoma Home Page, Melanoma Zone and Melanoma Patients' Information Page
Neurofibromatosis : National Neurofibromatosis Foundation
Parasitoses : Cutaneous Parasite Home Page
Pediculosis (Lice) : National Pediculosis Association , American Head Lice Information Center
Pemphigus : The National Pemphigus Foundation
Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris :
Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris
Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (PFB) :
PFB Sufferers of America PseudoxanthomaElasticum:Pseudoxanthoma elasticum
Psoriasis : National Psoriasis Foundation - USA
Porphyria : American Porphyria Foundation
Port Wine Stains : Port Wine Stain Web Site Home Page
Rosacea : National Rosacea Society - USA
Scleroderma : Scleroderma from A to Z
Sjogren's syndrome : Sjogren's Syndrome foundation page
Skin Cancers : The Skin Cancer Foundation
Stevens Johnson Syndrome :
Stevens Johnson Syndrome Foundation
Sturge Weber syndrome :
Sturge Weber Foundation
Tuberous Sclerosis : National Tuberous Sclerosis Association - USA
Turner's syndrome : The Turner's syndrome society of US
Vitiligo : National Vitiligo Foundation (USA)
Xeroderma Pigmentosum : Xeroderma Pigmentosum Society

Doctor's Guide to the Internet

Link to Doctor's Guide to the Internet

Drug Databases

Corticosteroid converter. Find equivalent dose.

Cutaneous Drug Reaction Database

Drug Checker About medications

Drugs.Com Free Drug Info & Drug Interactions, Pill Identifier & Image Search
Drug Database  

Drug-Drug Interactions

Drug Resource Center
eMedExpert.com - Non-Typical Information on Prescription Drugs
MEDLINEplus Drug Information. Excellent Drug Database.

Mosby's GenRx: Drug and Drug Interactions Database (not free)

RxList Comprehensive Drug Database

USP Drug Database Excellent Drug Database.

VIRTUAL Review of Dermatologic Therapeutics (Requires Shockwave)

Medical Resources by Specialty

Link to Medical Resources by Specialty from MedMarks

Patient Information Resources

Dermatology Patient Support Groups

Patient Information Pamphlets

Research Resources

Harvard Skin Disease Research Center
NYU Skin Diseases Research Center
Online catalogs
Research links
UT Southwestern Skin Disease Research Center
Yale Siseases Research Center

Dictionary and Thesaurus Link

ADAM Medical Encyclopedia
Arabic Medical Dictionary
Dictionary and Thesaurus Link
Glossary (National Library of Medicine) - Health Care Technology
Medical Dictionaries & Glossaries (Jim Martindale)
MedicineNet.com Medical Dictionary (MedicineNet, Inc.)
Medi Lexicon A dictionary of over 140,000 medical, pharmaceutical, biomedical & healthcare acronyms and abbreviations. Plus medical news and searches for the medical, pharmaceutical or healthcare professional
MEL-Michigan Electronic Library List of Online Health and Medical Dictionaries (Michigan Electronic Library)
Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary (Inteli-Health, Inc.)
Multilingual Glossary of Technical and Popular Medical Terms in Eight European Languages (European Commission) - Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish
On-line Medical Dictionary (CancerWEB)
Patient Education: Glossaries (DMOZ Open Directory Project)
The Language of Dermatology (terminology) (University of Washington)
Web of Online Dictionaries (Bucknell University)
The Medical Algorithms Project

The Medical Algorithms Project: Dermatology: (Needs Free Registeration)

Digital Still Cameras

TOXNET (Toxicology Data Network)


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