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Leukocytoclastic vasculitis in urticaria induced by sun exposure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17254037     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Solar urticaria manifests itself immediately after solar or artificial light exposure and disappears a little later. Histopathologic findings of solar urticaria are essentially identical to those of classic urticaria. CASE REPORT: We report a 41-year-old man who developed urticarial lesions some hours after sunlight exposure, which resolved after approximately 1 week. Histologic examination of the lesions evidenced a leukocytoclastic vasculitis. CONCLUSION: In a literature review we found one case of solar urticaria with histologic aspects of leukocytoclastic vasculitis.
Authors:
Giuseppe Stinco; Luca Di Gaetano; Claudio Rizzi; Pasquale Patrone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Photodermatology, photoimmunology & photomedicine     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0905-4383     ISO Abbreviation:  Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed     Publication Date:  2007 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-26     Completed Date:  2007-04-03     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9013641     Medline TA:  Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  39-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Clinical and Experimental Pathology and Medicine, Institute of Dermatology, University of Udine, Udine, Italy. giuseppe.stinco@uniud.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Humans
Male
Sunlight / adverse effects*
Urticaria / etiology*,  pathology
Vasculitis, Leukocytoclastic, Cutaneous / etiology*,  pathology

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