Photochemotherapy for localized morphoea: effect on clinical and molecular markers.

@article{Usmani2008PhotochemotherapyFL,
  title={Photochemotherapy for localized morphoea: effect on clinical and molecular markers.},
  author={Naila Usmani and A Murphy and Dj Veale and Victoria Goulden and Mark Goodfield},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={
          698-704
        }
}
  • Naila Usmani, A Murphy, +2 authors Mark Goodfield
  • Published in
    Clinical and experimental…
    2008
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Effective treatment options for morphoea remain limited. As a result, there has been increasing interest in the role of phototherapy in the management of this condition. Aims. We report the findings of a study in which 13 patients with localized morphoea were treated with oral (n = 11) and topical (n = 2) psoralen ultraviolet (PUVA) phototherapy. METHODS The clinical effect on disease activity was assessed using a skin score adapted from the modified Rodnan score. The effect on… CONTINUE READING

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