Psoralen and Ultraviolet a Therapy

Psoralen and Ultraviolet A Therapy is a type of Photodynamic Therapy used to treat skin conditions such as psoriasis, vitiligo, and skin nodules of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

Description

Psoralen and Ultraviolet A Therapy  is a CLINICAL INTERVENTION.

Psoralen and Ultraviolet A Therapy is a type of Photodynamic Therapy used to treat skin conditions such as psoriasis, vitiligo, and skin nodules of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. The PATIENT receives psoralen (a drug that becomes active when it is exposed to light) by mouth or applied to the skin, followed by ultraviolet A radiation.

For further information on Psoralen and Ultraviolet A Therapy, see the National Cancer Institute website.

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Context Alias
Short name PUVA

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Attribute CANCER TREATMENT MODALITY references in description Psoralen and Ultraviolet a Therapy
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Attribute CANCER TREATMENT MODALITY FOR REGISTRATION references in description Psoralen and Ultraviolet a Therapy
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NHS Business Definition Psoralen and Ultraviolet a Therapy references in description Psoralen and Ultraviolet a Therapy