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PUVA

Acronym for oral administration of psoralen and subsequent exposure to long-wavelength ultraviolet light (uv-a); used to treat psoriasis.

PUVA

an abbreviation for a psoriatic photochemotherapy treatment consisting of a medication called psoralen plus ultraviolet light of A (long) wavelength.

PUVA

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Acronym for oral administration of psoralen and subsequent exposure to long wavelength ultraviolet light (uv-a); used to treat psoriasis.

PUVA

Abbrev. for PSORALENS and ultraviolet A.

PUVA

A type of phototherapy that combines the oral or topical photosensitizing chemical psoralen, plus long-wave ultraviolet light-A (UVA).
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Olgulara uygulanan tedaviler Erkek Kadin Toplam Tedavi Topikal kortikosteroid 10 (%9,1) 17 (%15,4) 27 (%24,5) Antralin 21 (%19,01) 13 (%11,8) 34 (%30,9) Minoksidil 1 (%0,9) -- 1 (%0,9) Kalsipotriol 1 (%0,9) -- 1 (%0,9) Topikal kalsinorin 1 (%0,9) 1 (%0,9) 2(%1,8) inhibitorleri intralezyonel steroid 4 (%3,6) 7 (%6,3) 11 (%10) Sistemik kortikosteroid 8 (%7,2) 7 (%6,3) 15 (%13,6) PUVA 1 (%0,9) 1 (%0,9) 2 (%1,8) Kombinasyon 9(%8,1) 7 (%6,3) 16(%14,5)
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PUVA combines the effect of the drug psoralen with exposure to ultraviolet light in the A range (UVA) to retard the speeded-up maturation and shedding of skin cells characteristic of psoriasis.
In the European Union, STELARA is approved for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults who failed to respond to, or who have a contraindication to, or are intolerant to other systemic therapies including ciclosporin, methotrexate (MTX) or PUVA (psoralen plus UVA).
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Another study found that successful treatment of psoriasis with PUVA reduced disability and stress related to psoriasis, but did not impact anxiety, depression, and worrying (Br.
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