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Treatment of autoimmune disease with extracorporeal photochemotherapy: progressive systemic sclerosis.

By A. H. Rook, B. Freundlich, G. T. Nahass, R. Washko, B. Macelis, M. Skolnicki, P. Bromley, W. K. Witmer and B. V. Jegasothy


In this report, we describe the use of extracorporeal photochemotherapy in n the treatment of two patients with rapidly advancing progressive systemic sclerosis. Both patients experienced improvement in the cutaneous as well as the systemic manifestations of their disease while undergoing therapy. The potential therapeutic mechanisms are discussed

Topics: Research Article
Publisher: Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine
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