methoxsalen(redirected from 8-mop)
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.
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methoxsalenA 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.
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methoxsalenOxsoralen® Dermatology A photosensitizing psoralen, given systemically or topically, after which the skin is exposed to UV light. See Psoriasis, PUVA.
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