"Photopheresis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A process in which peripheral blood is exposed in an extracorporeal flow system to photoactivated 8-methoxypsoralen (METHOXSALEN) and ultraviolet light - a procedure known as PUVA THERAPY. Photopheresis is at present a standard therapy for advanced cutaneous T-cell lymphoma; it shows promise in the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
- Extracorporeal Photopheresis
- Photopheresis, Extracorporeal
- Extracorporeal Photochemotherapy
- Extracorporeal Photochemotherapies
- Photochemotherapies, Extracorporeal
- Photochemotherapy, Extracorporeal
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