Finsen, Niels Ryberg

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Niels Ryberg, Danish physician, 1860-1904, winner of the 1903 Nobel Prize for work related to disease treatment, particularly lupus vulgaris.
finsen - Synonym(s): finsen unit
Finsen bath - ultraviolet irradiation.
Finsen carbon arc light
Finsen lamp - carbon-arc lamp.
Finsen method - to treat by using concentrated ultraviolet rays. Synonym(s): Finsen therapy
Finsen retractor
Finsen therapy - Synonym(s): Finsen method
finsen unit - erythemal flux density of irradiation. Synonym(s): finsen
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Niels Ryberg Finsen won the Nobel Prize for his work on the use of concentrated photo irradiation to cure lupus vulgaris, a cutaneous form of tuberculosis.
Niels Ryberg Finsen of Denmark for demonstrating the therapeutic benefit of concentrated UV light in patients with cutaneous tuberculosis, also known as lupus vulgaris, Dr.