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PUVA Therapy (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

PUVA, treatment, light therapy, side effects, phototherapy, psoralen, mycosis fungoides, photochemotherapy, treatment, vitiligo, PUVA lamp, machine, bath, skin cancer, sunlight, exposure, ultraviolet radiation, medication, dermatitis, methoxsalen, hyperpigmentation, melanoma

Author and Editor

Author: Gary W. Cole, MD, FAAD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCE:

Stern, Robert S. "Psoralen and Ultraviolet A Light Therapy for Psoriasis." The New England Journal of Medicine 357.7 Aug. 16, 2007: 682-90.


Last Editorial Review: 5/30/2012

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