Chloasma

Known as: Chloasmas, MELASMA, Melasmas 
Symmetrical patches of tan or brown discoloration on the skin of the face that darken with sun exposure.(NICHD)
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2011
Review
2011
Several methods of treatment are available to patients with melasma. First-line therapy usually consists of topical compounds… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Skin lightening preparations are widely used in dermatology by persons of all Fitzpatrick skin types. Fitzpatrick skin types I… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The pathogenesis of melasma is not yet fully understood. Previous studies indicate that dermal environment such as… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Ablative lasers (CO2 and Er:YAG) provide the greatest improvement in photoaging, but significant adverse effects limit their use… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The wound healing process in skin is studied in human subjects treated with fractional photothermolysis. In-vivo histological… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Melasma is a common pigmentary disorder that remains resistant to available therapies. Facial resurfacing with the… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Melasma is a common acquired symmetrical hypermelanosis characterized by irregular light to dark brown macules and… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
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  • Dermatologic surgery : official publication for…
  • 1999
BACKGROUND Melasma is difficult to clear. Many agents have been used, such as hydroquinone, and glycolic acid and glycolic acid… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Drug eruptions are among the most common cutaneous disorders encountered by the dermatologist. Some drug eruptions… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
Complete depigmentation of the noraml skin of adult male blacks was procured by the daily application for five to seven weeks of… (More)
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