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Open Access About the clinical effectiveness of the far long-wave UV-therapy

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Objective: to assess clinical efficiency and safety of using long wavelength ultraviolet therapy in children children and adolescents suffering from atopic dermatitis during exacerbation of the dermatosis. Materials and methods. The data about the usage of the far long-wave UV therapy in the treatment of 38 children suffering from atopic dermatitis. The 2nd group of patients (42 patients) received standard therapy with the use of the usual doses and methods of taking medication and did not differ from the first group by age of patients, duration and form of the disease. Results. All observed on the background of therapy was noted positive dynamics of the pathological process in the skin, however, patients of the 1st group were observed earlier (average 5-7 days) than in the 2nd group, resolution of the clinical manifestations of AD, which was confirmed by a significant decrease in SCORAD values (1,9±0,7; p<0.05). Conclusion. The high efficiency of the far long-wave UV therapy, as evidenced by a reduction of the absolute values of SCORAD index.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Saratov State Medical University

Publication date: January 1, 2015

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