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ber·loque der·ma·ti·tis, berlock dermatitis These variants are not proper nouns and are spelled with a lowercase b.
a type of photosensitization resulting in deep brown pigmentation on exposure to sunlight after application of bergamot oil and other essential oils in perfumes and colognes.
phytophotodermatitisA phototoxic skin rash due to physical contact with UV-light-sensitising substances—e.g., from various plant families: Umbelliferae, Rutaceae, Moraceae and Leguminosae; may be found in parsnips citrus fruits and others.
Blistering, burning, patchy hyperpigmentation (which may simulate marks of child abuse).
ber·loque der·ma·ti·tis, berlock dermatitis (bĕr-lōk' dĕr'mă-tī'tis)
A type ofphotosensitization resulting in deep brown pigmentation on exposure to sunlight after application of bergamot oil and other essential oils in perfume.
berloque dermatitis, berlock dermatitis
A type of phytophotodermatitis with postinflammatory hyperpigmentation at the site of application of perfumes or colognes containing oil of bergamot.Synonym: bergamot phototoxicity.
See also: dermatitis