Benefits of controlled ultraviolet radiation in the treatment of dermatological diseases.

@article{itum2014BenefitsOC,
  title={Benefits of controlled ultraviolet radiation in the treatment of dermatological diseases.},
  author={Mirna {\vS}itum and Vedrana Bulat and Kristina Majcen and Antea Dzapo and Josip Je{\vz}ovita},
  journal={Collegium antropologicum},
  year={2014},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={1249-53}
}
Phototherapy is a second-line treatment modality for the most common dermatoses that is safe and effective. Most phototherapy regimens denote the use of ultraviolet (UV) radiation of different wavelengths in the management of several dermatoses. Currently, irradiations with broadband UVB (290-320 nm), narrowband UVB (311-313 nm), 308 nm excimer laser, UVA 1 (340-400 nm), UVA with psoralen (PUVA), and extracorporeal photochemotherapy (photopheresis) are being used. Beneficial effects of UV… CONTINUE READING
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