Treatment of chronic palmoplantar eczema with local bath-PUVA therapy.

@article{Schempp1997TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of chronic palmoplantar eczema with local bath-PUVA therapy.},
  author={Christoph Mathis Schempp and Hansgeorg Mueller and Wolfgang Czech and Erwin Schoepf and Jan C. Simon},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 5 Pt 1},
  pages={733-7}
}
BACKGROUND Systemic PUVA therapy may be useful in the treatment of chronic palmoplantar eczema. Topical PUVA-paint avoids some of the unwanted side effects of systemic psoralens and has been used successfully in the treatment of palmoplantar eczema and psoriasis. However, few data are available on the effectiveness of local bath-PUVA therapy in palmoplantar eczema. OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to assess the effectiveness of local bath-PUVA therapy in 28 patients with chronic palmar or plantar… CONTINUE READING