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Usage of immunomodulatory properties of the excimer laser 308nm in therapy of alopecia areata

Novikov K.A., Tamrazova O.B., Bagramova G.E.

1 Russian scientific center of medical rehabilitation and balneology" of Russian Ministry of Health
2 Russian University Friendship of People Moscow

The etiology of alopecia areata (A) still remains obscure. According to modern representations, AA is an autoimmune disease caused by a number of immune, genetic and endocrine factors. First of all, a coreceptor is distinguished that manages CD8+ (CD8 Driven) and T- cells from the regulatory factors reflecting the autoimmune nature of development of AA Th1-type, causing T-cellular autoimmune reaction. Among methods of treatment of AA the most effective is the excimer laser with the wavelength 308nm which influences the main links of pathogenesis and has immunomodulatory effect on the area of an exposition.


Laser therapy, alopecia areata, excimer laser 308nm, etiology of alopecia areata, ultra-violet radiation therapy

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Novikov K.A., Tamrazova O.B., Bagramova G.E. Immunopathology, allergology, infectology 2017; 1:46-51. DOI: 10.14427/jipai.2017.1.46