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Photochemotherapy For Psoria-sis
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Hajini G H, Hussain S T, Kaur M, Rehman A, Shah S. Photochemotherapy For Psoria-sis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1978;44:82-84
AbstractResults of treatment of 50 psoriatic patients with psoralen and ultraviolet radiation are reported. A detailed analysis of the data is also given. None of the patients was resistant to treatment. Complete clearing of all lesions occurred in 22% of the patients in 16 days, in 96% of the patients in 40 days and in 100% of the patients in 45 days. It is concluded that photo chemotherapy with psoralen and ultraviolet radiation from conventional uv radiation therapy lamps is a safe and effective treatment for patients with psoriasis in this country.