TITLE

Washing away psoriasis

AUTHOR(S)
Petrou, Ilya
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Dermatology Times;Feb2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study that investigates the types of phototherapy that work best for psoriaris. The randomized controlled trial compares the efficacy of psoralens dissolved in warm water bath followed by exposure to ultraviolet-A (UVA) irradiation or saltwater phototherapy with ultraviolet-B (UVB) with the efficacy of tap water UVB therapy or UVB irradiation alone. The result revealed that water and light bath added with UV treatment effectively treats psoriasis.
ACCESSION #
31137683

 

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