Narrowband ultraviolet B (311 nm, TL01) phototherapy in chronic ordinary urticaria.

  title={Narrowband ultraviolet B (311 nm, TL01) phototherapy in chronic ordinary urticaria.},
  author={Kenan Aydoğan and Serap Koran Karadogan and Sukran Tunali and Hayriye Saricaoğlu},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  volume={51 1},
BACKGROUND Chronic ordinary urticaria (COU) can severely reduce quality of life and be difficult to control. Ultraviolet (UV) A and UVB phototherapy has been reported to decrease the release of histamine from either mast cells and/or basophils. Previous small studies have suggested that UVB phototherapy is a good alternative treatment for COU. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of narrow-band UVB (NB-UVB) phototherapy for COU. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-two… CONTINUE READING
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