PUVA Therapy: Immunologic and Genotoxic Approaches to Risk Evaluation

  • G. H. S. Strauss

Abstract

PUVA (psoralen and near ultraviolet light) is a DNA-damaging, clinically effective treatment. If we have patience, studies of PUVA therapy should give us a rare opportunity to learn much about not only the diseases it treats, but also about diseases it may cause. PUVA is a gamble, a calculated risk.

Keywords

Mycosis Fungoides Alopecia Areata Xeroderma Pigmentosum Vitiligo Patient PUVA Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. H. S. Strauss
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Medical Research and MRC Cell Mutation UnitUniversity of SussexBrightonEngland

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