a treatment for psoriasis; the involved areas are painted with a solution of coal tar, or are covered with crude coal tar ointment and subsequently irradiated with ultraviolet (UVB).
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Goeckerman treatmentAn obsolete modality for treating psoriasis using topical tar and ultraviolet light; the forerunner of photochemotherapy with psoralens and ultraviolet A light (PUVA therapy).
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Goeckerman,William H., U.S. dermatologist, 1884-1954.
Goeckerman light therapy
Goeckerman treatment - a treatment for psoriasis.
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