Melasma: Clinical diagnosis and management options

Michelle Rodrigues, Amit G. Pandya

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Abstract

Melasma is a common acquired disorder of pigmentation most commonly seen in those with skin of colour. It has long been a condition that is frustrating for both the dermatologist and patient to treat. This article provides a review of the literature on melasma and examines, in detail, various treatment options currently available to treat it.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)151-163
Number of pages13
JournalAustralasian Journal of Dermatology
Volume56
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2015

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Keywords

  • chloasma
  • dyschromia
  • hydroquinone
  • laser
  • melasma
  • peel
  • pigment
  • pigmentation
  • skin of colour
  • tranexamic acid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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Melasma : Clinical diagnosis and management options. / Rodrigues, Michelle; Pandya, Amit G.

In: Australasian Journal of Dermatology, Vol. 56, No. 3, 01.08.2015, p. 151-163.

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Rodrigues, Michelle ; Pandya, Amit G. / Melasma : Clinical diagnosis and management options. In: Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2015 ; Vol. 56, No. 3. pp. 151-163.
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