Pansclerotic morphea treated with UVA: a case report.


Yildirim M., Baysal V., Aridogan B., Kesici D., Erturan I.

The Journal of dermatology, vol.30, no.8, pp.625-7, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1346-8138.2003.tb00446.x
  • Journal Name: The Journal of dermatology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.625-7
  • Keywords: pansclerotic morphea, UVA, treatment, PUVA BATH PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY, SQUAMOUS-CELL CARCINOMA, LOCALIZED SCLERODERMA, CHILDHOOD
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

We present an 8-year-old girl with pansclerotic morphea of childhood, a rare, severe variant of localized scleroderma. Various systemic agents and PUVA are used in the treatment of this disease. We used UVA therapy in the treatment of this case.