methoxsalen

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methoxsalen

 [mĕ-thok´sah-len]
an acrylic acid compound that induces melanin production on exposure of the skin to ultraviolet radiation; used orally and topically in the treatment of idiopathic vitiligo, mycosis fungoides, and psoriasis.

methoxsalen

A photosensitising psoralen that is given systemically or topically before the skin is exposed to UV light, as part of treatment for psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo and some cases of cutaneous lymphoma.

methoxsalen

Oxsoralen® Dermatology A photosensitizing psoralen, given systemically or topically, after which the skin is exposed to UV light. See Psoriasis, PUVA.
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Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: Delivery of bags for extracellular photocomotherapy with 8-mop, Which is attached to the macogenic g2 with maintenance (slovenia-ljubljana: Medical equipments)
Here, we demonstrated that UVADEX (8-MOP) treatment, combined with UV-irradiation, is able to inactivate known insect viruses and that UVADEX treatment does not decrease APC function.
8-MOP (UVADEX) is one of the psoralen derivatives commonly being used for the inactivation of a variety of viruses in a blood product.
Cases Sex Age Why the treatment (year-old) of PUVA was given 1(2) Female 45 Vitiligo 2(3) Male 50 Psoriasis 3(4) Male 80 Psoriasis 4(5) Female 57 Mycosis fungoides 5(6) Female 65 Psoriasis 6(7) Female 67 Psoriasis 7(8) Male 58 Psoriasis 8(9) Male 61 Psoriasis 9 (present Female 26 Mycosis fungoides case) Cases Type of UVA 1(2) Topical PUVASOL 2(3) Oral PUVA (methoxsalen) 3(4) Oral PUVA (5-MOP) 4(5) Oral PUVA (8-MOP) 5(6) Oral PUVA (8-MOP) 6(7) UVA 7(8) PUVA (unspecified) 8(9) Oral PUVA (oxsoralen) 9 (present Oral PUVA (8-MOP) case)
Methoxsalen (8-MOP) is a molecule found in the plant Ammi majus, which remains biologically inert unless exposed to ultraviolet radiation (4).
Twenty-one healthy volunteers [either untreated or treated with oral psoralens (8-MOP or 5-MOP)] were enrolled in this study and exposed to solar radiation for evaluation of the following clinical parameters: immediate pigment darkening (IPD), minimal erythema dose (MED), minimal melanogenic dose (MMD), and minimal phototoxic dose (MPD) before and after topical or oral administration of PL.
%1'lik 8-metoksipsoralen (8-MOP) jel, 10 mg/litre konsantrasyonda olacak sekilde, 37[degrees]C'ye isitilmis musluk suyunda seyreltilmis, el ve ayaklar bu su icinde 15 dakika bekletildikten sonra, yavasca kurulanarak, hemen UVA tedavisi verilmistir.
As a positive control, four filter disks were each impregnated with 600 [micro]g of the photosensitizing agent 8-methoxypsoralen (8-MOP) (Sigma-Aldrich, St.
During photopheresis, the person first takes an oral compound called 8-methoxypsoralen (or 8-MOP) that makes the body's cells sensitive to light.
- traceability of the entire fully automated process with recognition by reading the operator barcoded and the possibility of recording the batch of 8-mop used, - possibility to save data with interface to the emonet management system of the foundation simt.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: buy apparatus for izventelesno photochemotherapy with 8-mop and purchase sets.