Efficacy of 15% Trichloroacetic Acid and 50% Glycolic Acid Peel in the Treatment of Frictional Melanosis: A Comparative Study

@inproceedings{Sacchidanand2015EfficacyO1,
  title={Efficacy of 15% Trichloroacetic Acid and 50% Glycolic Acid Peel in the Treatment of Frictional Melanosis: A Comparative Study},
  author={Sarvajnamurthy Aradhya Sacchidanand and Ashvith B Shetty and Budamakuntla Leelavathy},
  booktitle={Journal of cutaneous and aesthetic surgery},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Frictional dermal melanosis is aesthetically displeasing. Various modalities ranging from depigmenting agents to lasers have been tried but it continues to be a difficult problem to treat. OBJECTIVE To study and compare the efficacy of 15% trichloroacetic acid (TCA) and 50% glycolic acid in the treatment of frictional melanosis of the forearm. MATERIALS AND METHODS 40 patients of frictional melanosis of the forearm were included in the study. Patients were randomly divided into… CONTINUE READING