Causal agents of photoallergic contact dermatitis diagnosed in the national institute of dermatology of Colombia

  title={Causal agents of photoallergic contact dermatitis diagnosed in the national institute of dermatology of Colombia},
  author={Edna Rodr{\'i}guez and Martha Cecilia Valbuena and Maritza Rey and Luisa Porras de Quintana},
Objective: To describe and identify the photoallergens causing photoallergic contact dermatitis in the population attending the outpatient clinic of the Centro Dermatologico Federico Lleras Acosta (CDFLLA), the National Institute of Dermatology of Colombia. 
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