Photochemotherapy for Photodermatoses


Hapa A., KARADUMAN A.

TURKDERM-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY, vol.44, pp.115-119, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

Abstract

Nowadays, photo(chemo)therapy procedures mainly ultraviolet-B and PUVA have been used in the treatment of various photodermatoses. The most commonly used fotodermatoses can be classified as polymorphic light eruption, solar urticaria, chronic actinic dermatitis, hydroa vacciniforme and actinic prurigo. In this review, the use of photo(chemo)therapy in above aforementioned photodermatoses will be discussed and treatment protocols will be emphasized.