Successful treatment of morphea with narrowband UVB (310-315 nm)-case report

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Chiriac A, Brzezinski P, Pinteala T, Chiriac A, Solovan C, Foia L

Austin J Dermatolog. 2014;1(4):1018.

After experiencing no noticeable improvements and no favorable outcomes associated with using topical agents for multiple months to treat morphea, the patient mentioned in this article tried narrowband UVB therapy. After using the light therapy for 4 months, there were many favorable results including decreased thickness and less hyperpigmentation. “The immunomodulatory effects of UVB radiation can explain, at least in part, the beneficial effects observed in morphea.”