Narrow band UV-B phototherapy; an effective and reliable treatment alternative for extensive and recurrent pityriasis versicolor.
J Dermatolog Treat 2017 Oct 6:1-18. Epub 2017 Oct 6.
a Istanbul Medipol University Medical Faculty, Dermatology Department , İstanbul , Turkey.
Purpose In the previous studies positive effect of sunlight on seborrhoeic dermatitis may well be explained by the direct influence of UV-light on the yeasts. Narrow-band Ultraviolet-B phototherapy appears to be a very effective and safe treatment option for patients with severe seborrhoeic dermatitis. We aimed to investigate the efficacy of narrow-band Ultraviolet-B phototherapy as an alternative treatment for pityriasis versicolor. Read More