Narrow Band UVB is well tollerated treatment for Vitiligo.

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Narrow Band UVB is well tollerated treatment for Vitiligo.

Postby Nick Balgowan » Sun Nov 12, 2006 11:02 pm

Narrow-band Ultraviolet B is a Useful and Well-Tolerated Treatment for Vitiligo Lubomira Scherschun, MD; Jane J. Kim, MD; Henry W. Lim, MD. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology. VOL 44, Number 6. June 2001

Seven diverse vitiligo patients treated for one year with narrow-band UVB therapy. Five of the seven achieved 75% repigmentation with a mean of 19 treatments.

CONCLUSION: Treatment protocol resulted in rapid repigmentation in many patients, including those with skin phototypes IV and V. In accordance with previous studies, this report indicates that narrow-band UVB is a useful and well-tolerated therapy for vitiligo.
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