Narrow-band ultraviolet B is a useful and well-tolerated treatment for vitiligo.

@article{Scherschun2001NarrowbandUB,
  title={Narrow-band ultraviolet B is a useful and well-tolerated treatment for vitiligo.},
  author={L. Scherschun and J. Kim and H. Lim},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={
          999-1003
        }
}
BACKGROUND The treatment of vitiligo remains a challenge. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to review our results and experience with narrow-band ultraviolet (UV) B phototherapy for vitiligo. METHODS This is a retrospective analysis of our experience and results with patients with vitiligo who were treated with narrow-band UVB between November 1998 and November 1999. Narrow-band UVB phototherapy was given as monotherapy 3 times a week. The starting dose was 280 mJ/cm(2), with 15… Expand
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