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Chemical peeling--evaluation of glycolic acid in varying concentrations and time intervals.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17664695     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Thirty-one patients with melasma, 4 with superficial post acne scarring and one each with xeroderma pigmentosum and epidermal naevus were studied to know the efficacy of glycolic acid for chemical peeling in varying concentrations and time intervals such as 35% (4 minutes), 52.5% (3 minutes), 70% (2 minutes) at varying intervals upto 6 months. These patients were in the age group of 17-44 years. These patients were followed up regularly. Results showed significant improvement when peeling was done with 52.5% glycolic acid for 3 minutes in melasma, 70% glycolic acid for 2 minutes in superficial post acne scarring.
Authors:
R R Gupta; B B Mahajan; G Garg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0973-3922     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol     Publication Date:    2001 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-31     Completed Date:  2007-08-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701852     Medline TA:  Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  28-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Govt. Medical College & Hospital, Faridkot-151203, India.
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