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Phototherapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Phototherapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.774
Unique ID
D010789
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010789
Annotation
coord disease with /‌ther, not /‌radiother; PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY; COLOR THERAPY; & ULTRAVIOLET THERAPY are also available
Scope Note
Treatment of disease by exposure to light, especially by variously concentrated light rays or specific wavelengths.
Entry Version
PHOTOTHER
Entry Term(s)
Light Therapy
Photoradiation Therapy
Therapy, Photoradiation
NLM Classification #
WB 480
Previous Indexing
Jaundice, Neonatal/therapy (1966-1980)
Light/therapeutic use (1967-1980)
Public MeSH Note
81; was LIGHT/therapeutic use 1966-80; HELIOTHERAPY was see under PHYSICAL THERAPY 1975-85 & SUNLIGHT 1963-74
Online Note
to search LIGHT/TU use PHOTOTHERAPY 1966-80 (with no qualif)
History Note
81; was LIGHT/therapeutic use 1966-80
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/04/09
Revision Date
2005/07/25
Phototherapy Preferred
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