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Submitting your manuscript: Summary
Please make your submission online at https://jdp.sljol.info/about/submissions/ or by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions can be as a Microsoft Word document (or equivalent) with separate title page, main manuscript file, figures (in JPEG or TIFF formats), and supplementary files. All submissions must be accompanied by a cover letter (in Microsoft Word/ PDF formats).
Should you face any difficulties with your submission please contact editors by email: email@example.com.
The journal will publish the following types of articles.
Material received for publication in this journal must not be submitted for publication elsewhere without the editors' permission. (This does not include published abstracts of oral presentations or posters).
All persons designated as authors should have participated sufficiently to take responsibility for the contents of the paper. All authors must disclose any affiliations that they consider to be relevant and involvement with any organization that has a direct interest on the title concerned.
Articles must be submitted in English (United Kingdom) style.
Manuscripts that do not conform to the requirements stipulated will be returned for amendments.
Every submission should contain the following files:
A concise letter, addressed to the Editor-in-Chief, double spaced, as a Microsoft Word (or equivalent) or PDF file indicating the following:
Names of stains, drugs, instruments
Six or less authors:
Dabir PD, van der Post RS, Nagtegaal ID. Incidental morphological findings in colorectal adenomas. Histopathology. 2021;78(3):348-57.
If more than six authors:
Attygalle AD, Wren D, Dobson R, Vroobel KM, Sharma B, O’Connor S, et al. Lymphomatoid papulosis mimicking relapsed angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma on histology: the importance of clinicopathological correlation. Histopathology. 2021;78(3):470-3.
WHO Classification of Tumours Editorial Board. Soft Tissue and Bone Tumours. 5 ed. Lyon (France): International Agency for Research on Cancer; 2020.
Chapters in Books
Thway K, Nielson TO. Myxoid liposarcoma. In: WHO Classification of Tumours Editorial Board, editor. Soft Tissue and Bone Tumours. WHO classification of tumours 3. 5 ed. Lyon (France): International Agency for Research on Cancer; 2020. p. 42-4.
Amarathunga P. Quality Assurance in Histopathology: the way forward. Annual Academic Sessions of the College of Pathologists of Sri Lanka 2019; Colombo, Sri Lanka 2019.
Xu B. Pleomorphic adenoma: PathologyOutlines.com website; 2021 [Available from:
Legends for figures
Preparation of figures
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.
Every effort has been made to ensure that author names and identifiable information such as institution names are removed from the manuscript file (following the instructions to ensure blind peer review).
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