Narrowband ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy in children

Jury C, McHenry P, Burden A, Lever R, Bilsland D

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2006;31(2):196-9.

The use of narrowband ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy is well documented in adults, but the literature on its use in children is deficient, as well as information on long-term carcinogenic potential. Jury, McHenry, Burden, et al. conducted a study that treated 77 children suffering from psoriasis and eczema with narrowband UVB. Results concluded that the treatment was successful, therefore making phototherapy a useful and well-tolerated treatment for children.