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Treatment of Melasma (Chloasma) (Pregnancy Mask)

Available treatments can be classified into the following:

  • Phenolic: Hydroquinone (HQ), Kojic acid, N-acetylglycosamine (inhibits the glycolization of tyrosinase)
  • Non Phenolic: Azelaic Acid, Retinoids, N-acetylcysteine
  • Compound: Kligman’s formula…



Bibliography: Katsambas A. Melasma: Pathogenesis and Treatment. 70e Réunion annuelle de l’AAD (American Academy of Dermatology) – San Diego, California, United States of America (USA)

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