photoallergic


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Related to photoallergic: photoallergic contact dermatitis, Photoallergic dermatitis

photoallergy

 [fo″to-al´er-je]
a delayed immunologic type of photosensitivity involving both a chemical substance to which the individual has become previously sensitized and radiant energy.

photoallergic

[-əlur′gik]
Etymology: Gk, phos, light, allos, other, ergein, to work
exhibiting a delayed hypersensitivity reaction after exposure to light. Compare phototoxic. See also photoallergic contact dermatitis.
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Generation of reactive intermediates in photoallergic dermatitis.
Topical nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs: allergic and photoallergic contact dermatitis and phototoxicity.
Photoallergic tendencies and common, significant transcutaneous absorption.
Deleo VA, Suarez SM, Maso MJ: Photoallergic contact dermatitis: results of photo-patch testing in New York 1985-90.
Schauder S, Schroder W, Geier J: Olaquindox-induced airborne photoallergic contact dermatitis followed by transient or persistent light reactions in 15 pig breeders.
Photoallergic photosensitivity: phenothiazines, sulfonamides, griseofulvin
Photoallergic, a reaction to certain chemicals in the drug that are changed by exposure to ultraviolet light and converted to allergens, causing itching and hivelike rashes.
Photosensitivity is a pervasive issue for people suffering from a variety of photosensitive conditions including, but not limited to, PMLE, Photoallergic Eruption (sun allergies), Phototoxicity, Solar Uticaria (sun rashes) and autoimmune disease.
The commonest forms of eczema/dermatitis are atopic, seborrhoeic, primary irritant, photoallergic, phototoxic, nummular, asteatotic, stasis and dyshidrotic.
Photosensitivity is subdivided into phototoxic and photoallergic reactions.