berloque dermatitis


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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.

phytophotodermatitis

A 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.

Clinical findings
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