Skin diseases are called as dermatological infections which in turn referred to as dermatitis. Skin infections can be caused different microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. Some external factors such as environmental factors, allergens and irritants cause the condition. Psoriasis is the fungal skin infection that leads to patchy skin. There are some genetic evidences of diseases transmission through inheritance. Impetigo is the common skin infection caused by bacteria. Leprosy is another ancient disease caused by mycobacterium leprae in which skin colour turn pale. Onychomycosis is the fungal infection caused to nail. High-impact journals are those considered to be highly influential in their respective fields. The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information.
Last date updated on June, 2014