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What is photopheresis used for?

Photopheresis is used to treat the immune system when it's confused and attacking normal body cells by mistake. There are medicines that can relax the immune system so it stops attacking, but sometimes these medicines don't work very well or cause other problems. This is when photopheresis might be used.

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