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Treatment of Poikiloderma with Chemical Peeling

  • Luciana Molina de Medeiros
  • Arlene Ruiz de Luzuriaga
  • Rebecca Tung
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Abstract

Poikiloderma of Civatte (POC) is a common skin disorder characterized by reticular hyperpigmentation with telangiectasia and slight atrophy involving sun-exposed areas especially of the neck and upper chest. There is usually a sparing of the submental area. It occurs most commonly in middle aged fair-skinned women, but is also seen in men.

Keywords

Salicylic Acid Glycolic Acid Azelaic Acid Kojic Acid Intense Pulse Light 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luciana Molina de Medeiros
    • 1
  • Arlene Ruiz de Luzuriaga
    • 2
  • Rebecca Tung
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of São PauloSao PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyCase Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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