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Psoralen and UltraViolet A in Atopic Dermatitis

Shahab Abtahi 1 , Hasan Seirafi 2 , Kamran Balighi 2 , Amir Hooshang Ehsani 2 , Farshad Farnaghi 2 and Pezhman Mobasher 3 , *
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1 Clinical Pharmacy & Toxicology Department, Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2 Department of Dermatology, Razi Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Skin and Stem Cell Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Skin and Stem Cell: June 2017, 4 (2); e69286
  • Published Online: June 20, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 22, 2017
  • Revised: May 19, 2017
  • Accepted: June 15, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jssc.69286

To Cite: Abtahi S, Seirafi H, Balighi K, Ehsani A H, Farnaghi F, et al. Psoralen and UltraViolet A in Atopic Dermatitis, J Skin Stem Cell. 2017 ;4(2):e69286. doi: 10.5812/jssc.69286.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Patients and Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
Footnotes
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