Mania Induced by Narrowband Ultraviolet B Phototherapy Treatment: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2017 Aug 9. Epub 2017 Aug 9.
Department of Dermatology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI.
Phototherapy has been used for decades in the treatment of many common dermatologic conditions, such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, cutaneous T cell lymphoma, vitiligo, and scleroderma, among others. Prior to the commencement of phototherapy, many factors must be considered. For dermatologists, the most important factors include the determination of a patient's skin phototype, concurrent use of photosensitizing agents, and calculation of minimal erythema dose (MED). Read More