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Editors may ask authors to describe what each author contributed, and these contributions to the work may be published at the editor’s discretion. (See also , Legal and Ethical Considerations, Authorship Responsibility, Authorship: Definition, Criteria, Contributions, and Requirements.) An example from the Archives of Dermatology is shown below: Author Contributions: Study concept and design: Fortes, Melchi, and Abeni. Analysis and interpretation of data: Fortes, Mastroeni, and Leffondré. Drafting of the manuscript: Fortes. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Mastroeni, Leffondré, Sampogna, Melchi, Mazzotti, Pasquini, and Abeni. Statistical analysis: Fortes and Mastoeni. Obtained funding: Pasquini and Abeni. Study

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