Topical management of striae distensae (stretch marks): prevention and therapy of striae rubrae and albae

@article{UdDin2016TopicalMO,
  title={Topical management of striae distensae (stretch marks): prevention and therapy of striae rubrae and albae},
  author={Sara Ud-Din and D. D. McGeorge and Arash Bayat},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology},
  year={2016},
  volume={30},
  pages={211 - 222}
}
Striae distensae (SD) are common dermal lesions, with significant physical and psychological impact. [] Key Method A systematic search of published literature and manufacturer website information for topicals in SD was carried out. The results showed that there are few studies (n = 11) which investigate the efficacy of topicals in management of SD. Trofolastin and Alphastria creams demonstrated level-2 evidence of positive results for their prophylactic use in SD. Additionally, tretinoin used therapeutically…
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