Generalized Pigmented Purpuric Dermatosis in a Boy Treated with Narrow-Band-Ultraviolet B Therapy


  • Prashant Verma M.D.

    1. Department of Dermatology & STD, University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, and Associated Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi, India
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Abstract:  A 14-year-old boy presented with extensive capillaritis. Narrow-band ultraviolet B was administered on a thrice-weekly schedule followed by once-a-week maintenance. A favorable response to treatment was seen without any side effects.