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Official title: A Split Body Study of the Effects of Combined Therapy With Narrow-Band Ultraviolet B Phototherapy and Apremilast for the Treatment of Vitiligo. Phase II
- Procedure: Each participant will be compared with one side of the body to the other side. Enrolled subjects will be randomized to treatment with narrowband UVB two to three times weekly to one half of their body for a total of 16 weeks, while the contralateral side of the body is covered by a special garment to prevent any UVB treatment.
- Drug: Apremilast (oral tablet) 30 mg orally, twice daily.
Recruitment status: completed
Start date: April 21, 2017
Last Update: August 27, 2019
Contact: To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff. Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier NCT03123016
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