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Photosensitive psoriasis in a vitiligo patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17169095     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of a 15-year-old Caucasian female, previously affected by non-segmental vitiligo and psoriasis vulgaris, who developed a psoriatic eruption on sun-exposed skin during the summer. Oral therapy with cyclosporine A achieved a rapid improvement of the clinical picture. The main features of photosensitive psoriasis and the association between psoriasis and vitiligo are discussed herein.
Daniele Torchia; Margherita Terranova; Paolo Fabbri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of dermatology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0385-2407     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-15     Completed Date:  2007-01-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7600545     Medline TA:  J Dermatol     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  880-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatological Sciences, II Dermatological Clinic, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Cyclosporine / therapeutic use
Dermatitis, Exfoliative / etiology
Dermatologic Agents / therapeutic use
Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
Photosensitivity Disorders / etiology*
Psoriasis / etiology*
Sunlight / adverse effects
Vitiligo / complications*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dermatologic Agents; 0/Immunosuppressive Agents; 59865-13-3/Cyclosporine

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