Narrowband ultraviolet B therapy in psoriasis: randomized double-blind comparison of high-dose and low-dose irradiation regimens.

@article{Kleinpenning2009NarrowbandUB,
  title={Narrowband ultraviolet B therapy in psoriasis: randomized double-blind comparison of high-dose and low-dose irradiation regimens.},
  author={Marloes M Kleinpenning and Tim Smits and Jan Bernardus Maria Boezeman and Peter Cornelius Maria van de Kerkhof and Andrea W M Evers and M J P Rianne Gerritsen},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={161 6},
  pages={1351-6}
}
BACKGROUND Ultraviolet (UV) B phototherapy is an established treatment option for psoriasis. The optimum dosage regimen still has to be determined. Within-subject comparisons do not take into account the systemic effects of UVB phototherapy. The area of the body treated with low-dose UVB may benefit from the systemic effects of the site treated with a higher UVB dose. OBJECTIVES To study the time to clearance in patients with psoriasis in a randomized controlled trial, in which patients were… CONTINUE READING
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