What is the role of phototherapy in the treatment of acne keloidalis nuchae (AKN)?

Updated: Nov 13, 2020
  • Author: Elizabeth K Satter, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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In 2014, Okoye et al showed that targeted ultraviolet B (290-320 nm) phototherapy, 3 times weekly for 8 weeks, may improve the clinical appearance of fibrotic papules. [23]


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