What is the role of photodynamic therapy in the treatment of erythrasma?

Updated: Jun 11, 2020
  • Author: Abdul-Ghani Kibbi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Photodynamic therapy using red light (broadband, peak at 635 nm) has been reported to clear erythrasma in 23% of 13 patients and to improve erythrasma in the remaining patients; however, it is not the treatment of choice.

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