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2022 Mar 11

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol

Histological changes in facial melasma after treatment with triple combination cream with or without oral tranexamic acid and/or microneedling, a randomised clinical trial.


Cassiano D P, Espósito A C C, Hassun K M, de Lima M M D A, de Lima E V A, Miot L D B, Miot H A, Bagatin E
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2022 Mar 11:1-10.
PMID: 35389028.


Melasma is an acquired dyschromia with several histologic alterations in the epidermis, basement membrane and upper dermis. The treatment of melasma is challenging due to the irregular response and chronicity of the disease. To date, there are no curative strategies, largely due to the limited understanding of the intrinsic effects of each treatment.