PUVA therapy for psoriasis. Comparison of oral and bath water delivery of 8-MOP

K. Sridhar, C. R. Srinivas, S. D. Shenoi

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Abstract

Exposure to UVA following oral psoralens for the treatment of psoriasis is associated with systemic side effects which are absent if bath water delivery of psoralens is practiced. We have compared the relative therapeutic effectiveness of these 2 modes of drug delivery in skin types IV and V. To date all such studies have been done only in skin types I, II, and III. Bath PUVA although relatively expensive is an effective and acceptable mode of drug delivery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)252-254
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
Volume58
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-1992

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology
  • Infectious Diseases

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