Photoresponsive diseases.Dermatol Nurs. 2007 Feb; 19(1):43-7.DN
Photoresponsive diseases are skin diseases or conditions that are known to respond with partial or complete clearing to ultraviolet exposure. Phototherapy may be used as a single therapy or as combination therapy with other treatments. Health care professionals providing phototherapy treatment are responsible for educating patients regarding the benefits and risks of phototherapy.