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Dec 2011

On the Use of the Uviol Lamp in Treating Psoriasis, With Report of A Case.

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SECTION EDITOR: MARK BERNHARDT, MD

Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(12):1366. doi:10.1001/archderm.147.12.1366

THE JOURNAL OF CUTANEOUS DISEASES VOL. XXIXDECEMBER, 1911 NO. 12

BY WALTER JAMES HEIMANN, M. D., New York.

Assistant Visiting Dermatologist, German Hospital, Chief of Clinic, Dermatology, Mt. Sinai Hospital. Attending Dermatologist, German Dispensary.

ZSCHIMMERS uviol lamp as a therapeutic agent is as yet little known among dermatologists both at home and abroad. Professor S. Ehrmann, of Vienna, was one of its earliest advocates and it was in his service that I first saw it employed. Psoriasis and other superficial scaling dermatoses were treated with encouraging results and with the first of these conditions lies our interest.

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