Phototesting

Special tests used to measure the reaction of the skin to ultraviolet radiation. Phototesting is being used to see if drugs taken by mouth to treat… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Monochromator phototesting, to measure the minimal erythemal dose (MED), is useful in investigating patients… (More)
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2001
2001
It has long been observed that sun exposure can induce or exacerbate skin lesions in patients with certain forms of lupus… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Lymphocytic infiltration of the skin (LIS) is a disorder in which photosensitivity has been suspected but never proven… (More)
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1999
1999
Light sensitivity is an important clinical characteristic of several forms of lupus erythematosus (LE). Recently, investigations… (More)
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1998
1998
A device for phototesting patients prior to narrowband phototherapy is described. One hundred and fifty patients (130 with… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Solar urticaria is a rare photosensitive disease, and its differential diagnosis with respect to polymorphous light… (More)
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1998
1998
In the present study, we retrospectively evaluated the clinical, laboratory, phototest and phototherapy findings in 133 patients… (More)
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1996
1996
The ultraviolet (UV) sensitivity is determined by a phototest where the skin is exposed to well-defined doses of UV radiation and… (More)
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1989
1989
The minimal erythema doses (MED) to UVB and UVA radiation were measured in 254 normal subjects. Bivariate correlation analysis… (More)
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1986
1986
Hydroa vacciniforme is a rare disorder manifested in early childhood by recurrent photoinduced vesicles that heal with scarring… (More)
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