photosensitivity

Last reviewed 09/2020

This is an enhanced response to UV irradiation:

  • endogenous photosensitivity:
    • idiopathic dermatoses:
    • cutaneous porphyrias:
    • genophotodermatoses:
    • hypomelanism
    • photoaggravated dermatoses
  • exogenous photosensitivity:
    • drug induced causes:
    • contact photosensitizers (soaps, tars, perfumes)
    • phytophotodermatitis

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