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Psoralene in repigmentation of tuberculoid leprosy.

Abstract

Photoactivated psoralens were studied in sixty cases of tuberculoid leprosy for the repigmentation of hypopigmented macules. It was observed that in 42 (70%) cases there was significant repigmentation within 6 months of therapy; in 5 (8.33%) cases there was mild to moderate repigmentation and in 13 (22.64%) cases, there was no change. No significant untoward effects of drug were encountered, except in four patients (6.66%), who developed, marked erythema and eczematous reaction.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Amar A K
Year of Publication
1989
Journal
Indian journal of dermatology
Volume
34
Issue
1
Number of Pages
9-12
Date Published
1989 Mar
Language
eng
ISSN Number
0019-5154
Alternate Journal
Indian J Dermatol
Publication Language
eng