Looking for puva therapy to dignose my problem..i.e. Vitilgo... White spots on various parts of the body like ellbows, knees and feet
Doctor Answers (1) on Vitilgo(skin)
Greetings. PUVA therapy to diagnose vitiligo is not true. You may be looking for something called a Wood's lamp (a sort of blue light) that helps and assists in diagnosing a case of Vitiligo. Other instrument includes dermatoscope. Very rarely, even after clinical examination and usage of these tools it may still be difficult to be sure and then a skin biopsy becomes necessary. PUVA is a form of treatment used in Vitiligo.
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