Current Approach to Phototherapy Applications in Dermatology Practice: Part 2. Phototherapy in Vitiligo, Mycosis Fungoides, Atopic Dermatitis, Sclerosing Diseases and Psoriasis


SEÇKİN GENÇOSMANOĞLU D.

TURK DERMATOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, cilt.11, ss.51-65, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/tdd.3326
  • Dergi Adı: TURK DERMATOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.51-65

Özet

Many skin diseases can be treated with phototherapy, however, the method choice depends on the disease's characteristics. First-line phototherapy for generalized plaque psoriasis is narrowband ultraviolet B whereas it is psoralen and ultraviolet A for plaque stage mycosis fungoides and ultraviolet A1 for severe localized scleroderma. In this review, efficacy of different phototherapy methods in the most common diseases treated with phototherapy such as vitiligo, mycosis fungoides, atopic dermatitis, sclerosing diseases and psoriasis will be discussed in light of current guidelines.