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Descriptor English: Intense Pulsed Light Therapy
Descriptor Spanish: Tratamiento de Luz Pulsada Intensa
Descriptor Portuguese: Terapia de Luz Pulsada Intensa
Descriptor French: Traitement à la lumière intense pulsée
Tree number(s): E02.774.465
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D062325
Scope note: Treatment of the skin with flashlamps of prescribed wavelengths, fluence, and pulse durations which target specific chromophores to induce photothermolysis at specific locations in the skin such as at the HAIR FOLLICLE or SPIDER VEINS.
Annotation: coordinate with specific skin disease /ther and/or cosmetic technique; use PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY for intense pulsed light used with PHOTOSENSITIZING AGENTS and do not index here
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: 2013
History Note: 2013
Related: Lasers, Dye MeSH
DeCS ID: 55033
Unique ID: D062325
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Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Intense Pulsed Light Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0562598
Scope note Treatment of the skin with flashlamps of prescribed wavelengths, fluence, and pulse durations which target specific chromophores to induce photothermolysis at specific locations in the skin such as at the HAIR FOLLICLE or SPIDER VEINS.
Preferred term Intense Pulsed Light Therapy



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