trioxsalen


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trioxsalen

 [tri-ok´sah-len]
a psoralen used in conjunction with ultraviolet radiation exposure in treatment of vitiligo and psoriasis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tri·ox·sa·len

(trī-ok'să-len),
An orally effective pigmenting, photosensitizing agent; used as a tanning agent and in the treatment of vitiligo.
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tri·ox·sa·len

(trī-ok'să-len)
An orally effective pigmenting, photosensitizing agent; used as a tanning agent and in the treatment of vitiligo.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Comparison of trioxsalen bath and oral methoxsalen PUVA in psoriasis.
(23) To avoid PUVA side effects, photosensitization with topical 0.01% trioxsalen can be used for the treat-ment, 25 although oral mucosa seems more resistant to phototoxic damage in comparison to skin.