chapter  15
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Eczema

UV therapy is widely used in the treatment of eczema and is generally employed as a second-line treatment after failure of topical therapy. Atopic eczema has been the disease evaluated in most studies of UV therapy since it is common and represents a fairly uniform disease. This focus on atopic eczema, however, should not obscure the fact that most eczemas can be successfully treated with UV therapy.