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Photoallergic Dermatitis and Phototoxic Dermatitis | Phototoxic Dermatitis

Distribution and Individual Lesions

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Fig. 71-1

Erythematous macules and papules in photodistribution.


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Fig. 71-2

Erythema and edema of the face and urticarial papules on the neck.


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Fig. 71-3 A

Confluence of papules result in plaques in photodistribution. Sites not exposed directly to ultraviolet light are spared.


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Fig. 71-3 B

Confluence of papules result in plaques in photodistribution. Sites not exposed directly to ultraviolet light are spared.


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Fig. 71-4 A

Hyperpigmentation on the face and in the decolletée region. Note that the retroauricular region, protected from the sun’s rays by the ear, is spared.


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Fig. 71-4 B

Hyperpigmentation on the face and in the decolletée region. Note that the retroauricular region, protected from the sun’s rays by the ear, is spared.


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Fig. 71-5

Innumerable closely-set papules on the dorsa of the hands.


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Fig. 71-6

Severe lichenification secondary to persistent light eruption (actinic reticuloid).