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Synergistic Effects of the 308-nm Excimer Light and Topical Calcipotriol for the Treatment of Chronic Hand Eczema: A Randomized Controlled Study.

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Summary of "Synergistic Effects of the 308-nm Excimer Light and Topical Calcipotriol for the Treatment of Chronic Hand Eczema: A Randomized Controlled Study."

Though topical corticosteroid is a standard treatment for chronic hand eczema (CHE), it can cause many adverse effects. Topical calcipotriol and monochromatic 308-nm excimer light (MEL) are new alternative therapies for several dermatoses, including CHE.

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Name: Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland)
ISSN: 1421-9832
Pages: 1-8

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