UVA PHOTOTHERAPY OF ATOPIC DERMATITIS AN EXPERIENCE IN QATAR AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE
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UVA alone was used on 54 patients with atopic der matitis (AD) of different age groups, skin types and na tionalities. Forty Jive (83%) had severe AD. After UVA treatment there was a marked reduction in primary and secondary lesions and the need for topical and systemic medications, including steroids, was reduced. The doses used were relatively high bu^accepted. AD, phototherapy and details of our treatment protocol and its results are discussed with a review of the literature.