Duhok Medical Journal (DMJ) is a peer-reviewed, Open Access and non-profit journal published biannually by Duhok College of Medicine, University of Duhok, Kurdistan Region-Iraq. DMJ is sponsored by the University of Duhok- College of Medicine is a signatory journal to the uniform requirement for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals, February 2006 [updated 2017] (http://dmj.uod.ac/index.php/dmj/index. It is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research and reviews articles in the aspects related to medical disciplines to ensure rapid and wide dissemination of the results of scientific researches to enhance the development of academic disciplines and serve the society. The Journal has obtained the International Standard Serial Number: ISSN 2071-7326 (print) and ISSN 2071-7334(Online). In addition, DMJ has obtained the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) from Crossref Organization which be identified via this link https://doi.org/10.31386/eissn.2071-7334. To present your original work for should be submitted online in English together with Kurdish and Arabic abstracts should be submitted to DMJ online [http://dmj.uod.ac/index.php/dmj/about/submissions#authorGuidelines]