Author Guidelines

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Translation and Proofreading

For manuscripts which need translation and/or proofreading, the fee will be charged to the author(s).

A. Submission

Manuscripts are submitted through online submission.

For author submitting manuscript since January 2023, Journal of General-Procedural Dermatology & Venerology Indonesia will charge a publication fee of 100 USD (1,5 Million IDR)

The payment can be transferred to:

  • Name : Hanny Nilasari/ Agustin Triana dewi
  • Bank : Mandiri Bank
  • No. account : 122.00.1039078.2
  • After clicking submit, author should attach the following data as additional files:

  • Cover letter
  • Study Ethics
  • Full resolution photographs included in the manuscript (if any)
  • Licensing terms and conditions
  • Author consent form
  • Please notice that the maximum file size for manuscript is 5MB, full resolution photographs should be uploaded separately as additional files. Manuscripts must be written in American English. All authors should guarantee that the manuscript is original, has never been published, and will never be submitted elsewhere by filling the "Author Consent Form" form including description of Authors' Contributions.

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    If you have any difficulties please Journal of General - Procedural Dermatology & Venereology Indonesia, please contact the editors.

    B. General Principles

    Manuscripts should be written with Arial font size 10 pt, single spacing, left and right aligned, on one sided pages and A4 paper. Upper margin should be 3.5 cm, lower margin 2.5 cm, left and right margin 2 cm each. All pages must be numbered on the bottom right-hand corner.

    Make sure that the manuscript is written in American English with the Standard English Grammar used. Manuscripts should be written in a clear, concise, and direct style. Drugs written in the manuscript must be referred to by its generic names. The using of species' common name must be followed by its scientific names in parentheses.

    To reduce repetition of long terms, the using of abbreviations are allowed. Use full terms initially then followed by its abbreviation in parentheses. Thereafter authors can use the abbreviation only. Terms/foreign language must be written in italics. 

    Generally, the manuscripts should be divided in sections with these following headings: Background, Methods, Results, Discussion, and Conclusion. Acknowledgement must be written if present

    C. Ethical Consideration

    It must be stated that all the protocols for research project have been approved by Ethic Committee of the institution. Research that includes human subjects must preserve anonymity of the subjects and a statement that all subjects gave informed consent.

    D. Parts of  Manuscripts

    Original Articles

    a. Abstract: maximum 250 words. Consist of summary of the study, divided by subheadings Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusion. Keywords must be provided below the abstract.

    b. Background: 1-3 paragraphs consist of the background of the study, objectives of the study, and hypothesis that will be tested or questions that will be answered from the study

    c. Methods: explained about the details of how the study was conducted. Statistical methods of the study must be explained in this section including the software used. Statistical terms, symbols and abbreviations should be defined clearly.

    d. Results

    e. Discussion

    f.  Conclusion: conclusion related to the objectives of the study.

    g. Acknowledgements

    Case Report

    a. Abstract: maximum 250 words. Consist of summary of the problem considered and the way the study was performed. Keywords must be provided below the abstract.

    b. Background: explanation of the main problem and the purpose of the case report. Brief description of the background of the study.

    c. Case Illustration

    d. Discussion

    e. Conclusion

    f.  Acknowledgements

    Review Article

    a. Abstract: maximum 250 words. Consist of summary of the problem considered and the way the study was performed. Keywords must be provided below the abstract.

    b. Background: consist of 1 - 3 paragraphs

    c. Content: consist of comprehensive analysis of the topics.

    d. Conclusion

    e. Acknowledgements

    Brief Communication (max. 1500 words)

    a. Abstract: maximum 150 words. Consist of brief explanations about the content of the text. Keywords must be provided below the abstract.

    b. Background

    c. Material and methods

    d. Results: maximum of 3 figures or tables are allowed.

    e. Discussion

    E. Title Page

    The Manuscript begin with a title page which contains:

    a. Title of the article

    b. Full name, institution, city, and country of all Authors

    c. Full name, address, e-mail address, telephone and fax number of the corresponding authors

    d. Sources of supports (if any)

    e. Number of figures

    f. Number of tables

    F. Tables and Figures

    Tables should be self-explanatory. The data contained in the tables must not be duplicated within text and figures.  Tables should be written with Times New Roman size 10 pt single spacing. Tables must be numbered consecutively in the text in Arabic number.

    All figures must be numbered consecutively in the text with Arabic number below the figure. Images must be supplied as JPEG or GIF files with minimum resolution of 300 dpi for black and white images, and 600 dpi for color images. All figures must be supplied as a separate file with each figure labeled as Figure 1, Figure 2, etc. Images should be cropped sufficiently to prevent recognition of the subject. The use of eye bar is acceptable. The consent from the subjects whose images are used is needed. 

    G. Acknowledgements

    Only written if present. People who are contributed to the study but does not meet the criteria for authorship must be acknowledged and listed. The source of funding, financial grants, and conflict of interest must be acknowledged and listed.

    H. References

    Vancouver system of referencing is required. In the text, references must be cited using superscript Arabic numeral sequentially as they appear in the text. For references cited in tables and figures (including one in their legends and footnotes), must be numbered sequentially according to the place where the table or figure is first cited. In the reference list, the names of 6 or less authors must all be cited. If there are 7 or more authors, list the first three followed by et al. All citations mentioned in the text must be listed.



    Flanagan M. Wound healing and skin integrity, 1st ed. Chicester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd; 2013.

    Book Chapter

    Alexander RG. Considerations in creating a beautiful smile. In: Romano R, editor. The art of the smile. London: Quintessence Publishing; 2005. p. 187-210.


    Sibaud V, Dalenc F, Mourey L, Chevreau C. Paronychia and pyogenic granuloma induced by new anticancer mTOR inhibitors. Acta Derm Venereol. 2011;91(5):584-5.

    Arisanty R, Tanuhardja B. Profil keganasan primer kulit tersering di Departemen Patologi Anatomik Rumah Sakit Cipto Mangunkusumo tahun 2005-2009 [in Indonesian]. Majalah Patologi Indonesia. 2011;20(1):14-20

    Journal (> 7 authors)

    Parodi A, Aste N, Calvieri C, et al. Metabolic syndrome prevalence in psoriasis: A cross-sectional study in the Italian population. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2014;15 (1): 371-7.

    Online Journal

    Thomsen SF. (2014). Atopic dermatitis: Natural history, diagnosis, and treatmentISRN AllergyAccessed on July 11st, 2014 from http://www.hindawi.com/journals/isrn.allergy/2014/354250/cta/.


    Sorensen AL. Epidemiological and clinical studies on hand eczema in a population-based twin sample [unpublished dissertation]. Denmark (DK): University of Copenhagen; 2007.

    Proceeding Book

    Hamden P, Joffe JK, Jones WG, editors. Germ cell tumors V. Procedding of the 5th Germ Cell Tumor Conference, 2001 Sep 13-15; Leeds, UK. New York: Springer; 2002.


    Submission Preparation Checklist

    As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

    1. The material has not been previously published and is not under simultaneous consideration for publication elsewhere

    2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
    3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
    4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
    5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

    Copyright Notice

    Authors who publish with Journal of General-Procedural Dermatology and Venereology Indonesia agree to the following terms:

    1. Authors retain copyright and grant Journal of General-Procedural Dermatology and Venereology Indonesia right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to remix, adapt, build upon the work non-commercially with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in Journal of General-Procedural Dermatology and Venereology Indonesia.
    2. Authors are permitted to copy and redistribute the abstract of the journal's published version of the work non-commercially (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in Journal of General-Procedural Dermatology and Venereology Indonesia.
    All statements in articles are the responsibility of the authors.

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