Cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) associated with cosmetic skin whitening: 8 cases reported in Senegal
Publication date: Available online 15 November 2017
Source:Annales de Dermatologie et de Vénéréologie
Author(s): F. Ly, P. Diousse, C. Ndiaye, A. Déme, B.A. Diatta, M.T. Ndiaye, M. Diallo, A. Diop, A.D. Kebe, F. Fall, A. Kane
BackgroundThe cosmetic use of bleaching products is common among women from sub-Saharan Africa. The most frequently used products are highly potent corticosteroids (clobetasol propionate) and hydroquinone. Herein, we report 8 cases of SCC in women using skin bleaching products for cosmetic purposes. Our aim is to describe the epidemiological, clinical and...