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Descriptor English: PUVA Therapy
Descriptor Spanish: Terapia PUVA
Descriptor Portuguese: Terapia PUVA
Descriptor French: Puvathérapie
Entry term(s): PUVA Therapies
Psoralen Ultraviolet A Therapy
Therapies, PUVA
Therapy, PUVA
Tree number(s): E02.774.945.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011701
Scope note: Photochemotherapy using PSORALENS as the photosensitizing agent and ultraviolet light type A (UVA).
Annotation: coordinate with disease /drug ther; do not index psoralen compound or ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT unless particularly discussed
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Coumarins (1966-1974)
Ficusin (1975-Feb 81)
Methoxsalen (1966-Feb 81)
Photochemotherapy (1978-Feb 81)
Psoralens (1979-Feb 81)
Trioxsalen (1975-Feb 81)
Ultraviolet Therapy (1966-Feb 81)
Public MeSH Note: 86; was see under PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY 1981-85
History Note: 86(Mar 81); was see under PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY 1981-85
Entry Version: PUVA THER
DeCS ID: 12137
Unique ID: D011701
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1980/12/10
Revision Date: 2014/06/06
PUVA Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0018192
Scope note Photochemotherapy using PSORALENS as the photosensitizing agent and ultraviolet light type A (UVA).
Preferred term PUVA Therapy
Entry term(s) PUVA Therapies
Psoralen Ultraviolet A Therapy
Therapies, PUVA
Therapy, PUVA



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