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Abstract

Phototherapy is exposure to nonionizing radiation for therapeutic benefit. It has been utilized since antiquity. Sunlight therapy was used empirically by ancient Greeks and Egyptians for the treatment of various diseases. However, the variability of natural sunlight has led to the development and use of artificial sources.

Keywords

Xeroderma Pigmentosum Minimal Erythema Dose Photo Damage Polymorphic Light Eruption Pityriasis Rosea 
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  • Ch. Antoniou

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