photodermatosis


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photodermatitis

 [fo″to-der″mah-ti´tis]
an abnormal state of the skin in which light is an important causative factor.

photodermatitis, photodermatosis

an abnormal state of the skin in which light is an important causative factor, e.g. actinic dermatitis.
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Hidroa vacciniforme is a rare chronic photodermatosis with unknown cause in which lesions appear with exposure to sun.
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Hydroa vacciniforme is a rare idiopathic photodermatosis of childhood characterized by recurrent crops of vesicles over face and other exposed parts, which heals with varioliform scarring.
AR is a rare idiopathic photodermatosis that should be con-sidered in patients with a clinical pattern of eczema in photo-ex-posed areas and in cases of erythroderma with unknown etiology.
Sunlight (UVR) exposure results in many biophysiological changes that result in several types of photodermatosis (Table 3).
Maxine Moody, 37, who suffers from a rare condition called idiopathic photodermatosis, stays indoors and covers her entire body in clothing to avoid the sun's dangerous UV rays.