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Photoallergic Dermatitis and Phototoxic Dermatitis | Phototoxic Dermatitis

Definition

An inflammatory process that results from either topical or systemic sensitization coupled with the effects of ultraviolet light. The lesions, all of which occur in photodistribution, are macules, papules, and blisters that resolve with crusts.

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