Phototherapy in pediatric patients.

  title={Phototherapy in pediatric patients.},
  author={Aida Pa{\vs}i{\'c} and Romana {\vC}eovi{\'c} and Jasna Lipozen{\vc}i{\'c} and Karmela Husar and Slobodna Murat Susi{\'c} and Mihael Skerlev and Damir Hrsan},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  volume={20 1},
The treatment of children with psoriasis, atopic dermatitis (AD), pityriasis lichenoides, and scleroderma poses a therapeutic problem because all therapeutic options are associated with numerous side effects. Therefore ultraviolet A and B (UVA and UVB) phototherapy is presented as a possible alternative to some of these therapies, primarily topical and systemic corticosteroids, in children. Our results in treating children with phototherapy and psoralen plus UVA (PUVA) bath phototherapy over… CONTINUE READING


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