1993 Volume 5 Issue 2 Pages 75-78
Patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) were treated with diode low reactive level laser therapy (LLLT), and the following results were obtained. (1) Itchy sensation decreased in 63 of 81 cases (79%) after this therapy. (2) Skin eruption improved in 57 of 81 cases (71%). (3) There were no side-effects during and after LLLT. (4) Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class II antigen and inter-cellular adhesion molecule (ICAM)-1 expression on epidermal cells decreased after the therapy. (5) The number of CDI positive epidermal dendritic cells did not significantly change before and after LLLT.