[Acquired reactive collagen disease in the adult: successful treatment with UV-B light]

Hautarzt. 1989 Jul;40(7):448-50.
[Article in German]

Abstract

A 77-year-old patient with diabetes and progressive renal failure suffered from severe pruritus accompanied by umbilicated, keratotic papules corresponding clinically and histologically to reactive perforating collagenosis. UV-B light therapy considerably improved the pruritus and the skin lesions.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Collagen Diseases / pathology
  • Collagen Diseases / radiotherapy*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / complications*
  • Diabetic Nephropathies / complications*
  • Humans
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / complications*
  • Male
  • Pruritus / radiotherapy
  • Skin / pathology
  • Ultraviolet Therapy / methods*