Phototherapy with narrowband vs broadband UVB.

  title={Phototherapy with narrowband vs broadband UVB.},
  author={Mark 10 Berneburg and Martin Roecken and Frauke Benedix},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  volume={85 2},
Phototherapy with ultraviolet (UV) radiation of wavelengths between 280 and 320 nm (UVB) is a safe and effective treatment for a variety of diseases. In addition to standard broadband UVB (bUVB), narrowband phototherapy with fluorescent bulbs emitting near monochromatic UV around 311 nm (nUVB) has become an important treatment for diseases such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and vitiligo. In addition to these indications, the number of diseases for which nUVB phototherapy is reported to be… CONTINUE READING


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