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Descriptor English: Ultraviolet Therapy
Descriptor Spanish: Terapia Ultravioleta
Descriptor Portuguese: Terapia Ultravioleta
Descriptor French: Traitement par ultraviolets
Entry term(s): Actinotherapies
Actinotherapy
Therapies, Ultraviolet
Therapy, Ultraviolet
Ultraviolet Therapies
Tree number(s): E02.774.945
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014467
Scope note: The use of ultraviolet electromagnetic radiation in the treatment of disease, usually of the skin. This is the part of the sun's spectrum that causes sunburn and tanning. Ultraviolet A, used in PUVA, is closer to visible light and less damaging than Ultraviolet B, which is ionizing.
Annotation: coordinate with disease /radiother, not disease /ther
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
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
Entry Version: ULTRAVIOLET THER
Related: Photochemotherapy MeSH
DeCS ID: 14866
Unique ID: D014467
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Ultraviolet Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0022241
Scope note The use of ultraviolet electromagnetic radiation in the treatment of disease, usually of the skin. This is the part of the sun's spectrum that causes sunburn and tanning. Ultraviolet A, used in PUVA, is closer to visible light and less damaging than Ultraviolet B, which is ionizing.
Preferred term Ultraviolet Therapy
Entry term(s) Actinotherapies
Actinotherapy
Therapies, Ultraviolet
Therapy, Ultraviolet
Ultraviolet Therapies



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