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Ultraviolet Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ultraviolet Therapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.774.945
Unique ID
D014467
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014467
Annotation
coordinate with disease /‌radiother, not disease /‌ther
Scope Note
The use of ultraviolet electromagnetic radiation in the treatment of disease, usually of the skin. This is the part of the sun's spectrum that causes sunburn and tanning. Ultraviolet A, used in PUVA, is closer to visible light and less damaging than Ultraviolet B, which is ionizing.
Entry Version
ULTRAVIOLET THER
Entry Term(s)
Actinotherapy
Therapy, Ultraviolet
NLM Classification #
WB 480
See Also
Photochemotherapy
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Ultraviolet Therapy Preferred
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