chemexfoliation

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chemabrasion

 [kēm″ah-bra´zhun]
superficial destruction of the epidermis and the upper layer of the dermis by application of a cauterant to the skin; done to remove marks and lesions such as scars or tattoos. Called also chemical peel.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

chem·ex·fo·li·a·tion

(kem'eks-fō'lē-ā'shŭn),
A chemosurgical technique designed to remove acne scars or treat chronic skin changes caused by exposure to sunlight.
Synonym(s): chemical peeling
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A technique in which phenol or trichloroacetic acid (TCA) is ‘painted’ on elderly sun-exposed skin covered by extensive premalignant actinic keratosis
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

chem·ex·fo·li·a·tion

(kem'eks-fō-lē-ā'shŭn)
A chemosurgical technique to remove acne scars or treat chronic skin changes caused by sunlight.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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