Pyruvic acid peels for the treatment of photoaging

Ketty Peris, I Ghersetich, B Brazzini, C Cotellessa, T Manunta, T. Lotti

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Pyruvic acid (CH3-CO-COOH), an alpha-keto-acid, has been recently used as a medium chemical peeling agent in subjects with inflammatory acne, moderate acne scars, greasy skin, actinic keratosis, and warts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-32-6; discussion 36
JournalDermatologic Surgery
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pyruvic Acid
  • Skin Aging

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