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Persistent polymorphous light eruption after ultraviolet A1 phototherapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23281698     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) is the most common photodermatosis and is characterized by the development of a pruritic skin eruption within a few hours to days after sun or artificial light exposure. The eruption usually takes up to two weeks to resolve in the absence of further ultraviolet radiation. PMLE has been reported as a side effect of ultraviolet A1 (UVA1) therapy but characteristics of the eruption, especially the duration until resolution after treatment, has not been described. A 37-year-old female developed an unusually persistent PMLE that lasted for 5 weeks after completion of UVA1 phototherapy.
Mohammed I Aljasser; Harvey Lui; Nigel J Ball; Sunil Kalia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Photodermatology, photoimmunology & photomedicine     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1600-0781     ISO Abbreviation:  Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9013641     Medline TA:  Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  52-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Photomedicine Institute, Vancouver Costal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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