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Photodynamic Therapy for Other Uses

  • George MartinEmail author
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Abstract

Over the course of the last two decades, the scope of PDT has expanded to include a broad spectrum of neoplastic, inflammatory, and infectious cutaneous and noncutaneous diseases. Four drugs have been approved for these other uses: porfimer sodium, verteporfin, aminolevulinic acid, and methyl aminolevulinic acid.

Keywords

Methylene Blue Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Porfimer Sodium Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum Methyl Aminolevulinate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dermatology and Laser Center of MauiKiheiUSA

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