The widespread use of skin lightening creams in Senegal: a persistent public health problem in West Africa

@article{Giudice2002TheWU,
  title={The widespread use of skin lightening creams in Senegal: a persistent public health problem in West Africa},
  author={P. del Giudice and Pinier Yves},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={41}
}
Background The use of skin lightening creams is common in the female population of some African countries. The long‐term use of certain products for several months to years may cause cutaneous adverse effects. 
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