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Salicylic acid acts as a keratolytic agent as it aids desquamation by solubilizing the intercellular cement that binds scales in the stratum corneum, hence loosening the keratin. Its keratolytic effect may provide an antifungal action as the removal of the stratum corneum suppresses fungal growth.