Using a monochromator the action spectrum for ultraviolet phototherapy of psoriasis was determined for radiation between 254 and 313 nm and compared to the action spectrum for erythema of uninvolved adjacent skin. John A. Parrish, M.D.,; Kurt F. Jaenicke, B.A. Official Full-Text Publication: Action Spectrum for Phototherapy of Psoriasis on ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists. Narrow Band UVB is effective for psoriasis treatment and vitiligo treatments. The action spectrum for Psoriasis has been studied 1 2 to determine that the most therapeutic wavelengths are 296 to 313 nm. 1 PARRISH JA, JAENICKE KF (1981) Action Spectrum for phototherapy of psoriasis.
Tar phototoxicity and phototherapy for psoriasis. Parrish JA, Jaenicke KF. Action spectrum for phototherapy of psoriasis. J Invest Dermatol. Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg/New York; 1979. View in Article; CrossRef. 2Parrish, JA and Jaenicke, KF. Action spectrum for phototherapy of psoriasis. 23Parrish, JA and Jaenicke, KF. Action spectrum for phototherapy of psoriasis. J Invest Dermatol. 1981; 76: 359362. View in Article; CrossRef; PubMed.
Phototherapy is a safe and effective treatment for psoriasis. 3Parrish, J.A. and Jaenicke, K.F. Action spectrum for phototherapy of psoriasis.