(also trichloracetic acid /-ˌklɔːrəˈsiːtɪk/ /-ˌklɒr-/)
noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A toxic deliquescent crystalline solid used as a solvent, analgesic, and anaesthetic.
- Chemical formula: CCl3COOH.
- The gel was fixed with a 10% trichloroacetic acid / 10% acetic acid / 50% methanol solution, dried, and exposed to X-ray film.
- Topical treatment with retinoids, podophyllin resin, trichloroacetic acid, or glycolic acid, and surgical removal have been used in some refractory cases.
- If deep, then chemical peeling with higher percentage of glycolic acid or trichloroacetic acid may be needed.
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