A randomized controlled comparison of the efficacy of Dead Sea salt balneophototherapy vs. narrowband ultraviolet B monotherapy for chronic plaque psoriasis

R. S. Dawe, S. Yule, H. Cameron, H. Moseley, S. H. Ibbotson, J. Ferguson

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    Dead Sea (DS) salt solution soaks are used in combination with narrowband ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) to treat psoriasis in many centres, particularly in continental Europe. No previously published controlled study has assessed DS salt + NB-UVB balneophototherapy.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)613-619
    Number of pages7
    JournalThe British journal of dermatology
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005



    • Severity of Illness Index
    • Erythema
    • Area Under Curve
    • Baths
    • Ultraviolet Therapy
    • Humans
    • Aged
    • Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation
    • Single-Blind Method
    • Mineral Waters
    • Psoriasis
    • Adult
    • Treatment Outcome
    • Sodium Chloride
    • Follow-Up Studies
    • Middle Aged
    • Female
    • Male

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