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Published by U.S. DHEW, PHS, Food and Drug Administration, Bureau of Radiological Health, Division of Biological Effects, Experimental Studies Branch in Rockville, MD .
Written in English


  • Coloring Agents -- therapeutic use.,
  • Herpes Simplex -- therapy.,
  • Simplexvirus.,
  • Oncogenic Viruses.,
  • Phototherapy.

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Bibliography: p. 13-21.

StatementLarry E. Bockstahler, C. David Lytle, Kiki B. Hellman.
SeriesDHEW publication -- no. (FDA) 75-8013, DHEW publication -- no. (FDA) 75-8013, DHEW publication -- no. (FDA) 75-8013
ContributionsBockstahler, Larry E., Lytle, C. David., Hellman, Kiki B., United States. Bureau of Radiological Health. Division of Biological Effects.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14732365M

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We want to propose a pilot study with 10 patients for the treatment of Herpes simplex infection with photodynamic therapy effected by a nm diode lamp and associated photosensitizer. View Show. We report the case of an 81‐year‐old male patient who developed a reactivation of herpes simplex virus localized to the right forehead, where photodynamic therapy (PDT) for actinic keratosis was performed. Herpes is a viral disease, caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV‐1) and type 2 (HSV‐2). HSV enters the host through skin and mucosal surfaces, commonly the oral cavity, genital tract, and cornea of the eye, by means of direct contact with infected secretions.   H erpes simplex virus (HSV) is a major health concern. This is evidenced by the epidemic of genital herpes and the enhanced acquisition of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) associated with HSV. 1 Its prevalence in the ocular world is just as strong, with HSV keratitis (HSVK) standing as the leading infectious cause of corneal blindness among developed nations, primarily because of its.

simplex virus-l, herpes simplex virus-2 and varicella zoster virus in the search for the most potent sensitizers for viral decontamination of blood. min after the onset of adsorption, are highly resistant to photodynamic treatment by most photosensitizers, with the . Therapy consisted of rupturing early vesicular lesions, application of the dye, and subsequent exposure to fluorescent light for 15 minutes. Eighteen of 20 patients treated with the active medication noted symptomatic improvement superior to that experienced with any form of therapy previously used.   Background Data and Objective: Herpes is a common infectious disease that is caused by human herpesviruses. Several treatments have been proposed, but none of them prevent reactivation of the virus. This article describes the use of photodynamic therapy (PDT) as a treatment for herpes lesions, and reports on four cases. Marotti J, Aranha AC, Eduardo Cde P, Ribeiro MS. Photodynamic therapy can be effective as a treatment for herpes simplex labialis. Photomed Laser Surg. Apr;27(2) doi: /pho