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Narrowband UVB treatment of pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatitis (Gougerot-Blum).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19152519     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pigmented purpuric dermatoses are a group of dermatoses characterized clinically by pinpoint petechia and purpura on a brown, red or yellow base. Five diseases are included in the group of pigmented purpuric eruptions which significantly overlap clinically and histologically. Phototherapy in various forms of purpuric dermatoses has been reported in literature previously. Here we present a case of pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatitis which rapidly cleared with narrowband UVB therapy.
Emek Kocaturk; Mukaddes Kavala; Ilkin Zindanci; Ebru Zemheri; Sukran Sarigul; Sibel Sudogan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Photodermatology, photoimmunology & photomedicine     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1600-0781     ISO Abbreviation:  Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-20     Completed Date:  2009-03-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9013641     Medline TA:  Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Göztepe Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Purpura / radiotherapy*
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous / pathology,  radiotherapy*
Ultraviolet Rays*

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