Posts Tagged ‘photodynamic therapy’

Phototherapy-Induced Immunosuppressive Effects

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Topical photodynamic therapy is immunosuppressive in humans. Matthews YJ, Damian DL Br J Dermatol 2009 Oct 26 In this Australian study, investigation of immunosuppression after photodynamic therapy was done with the Mantoux test (delayed-type hypersensitivity responses to tuberculin purified protein derivative) Introduction: Visible light irradiation following application of a photosensitizer (topical photodynamic therapy; PDT) is […]

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