TITLE

Comparison of Betamethasone Valerate Solution with Phototherapy (UVB Comb) in Scalp Psoriasis Treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Braun, Rosemarie; Kåre Dotterud, Lars; Falk, Edvard
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Acta Dermato-Venereologica;09/01/98, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p385
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares the effectiveness of betamethasone valerate solution and phototherapy (UVB) comb in treating scalp psoriasis. Effect of betamethasone valerate solution and UVB comb on patients with scalp psoriasis; Grading of scalp psoriasis; Relapse of scalp psoriasis among the patients included in the study.
ACCESSION #
4347969

 

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