Frequency of occurrence of polymorphic light eruption in patients treated with photohardening and patients treated with phototherapy for other diseases.

@article{GruberWackernagel2019FrequencyOO,
  title={Frequency of occurrence of polymorphic light eruption in patients treated with photohardening and patients treated with phototherapy for other diseases.},
  author={Alexandra Gruber-Wackernagel and Angelika Hofer and Franz Josef Legat and Peter Wolf},
  journal={Photodermatology, photoimmunology & photomedicine},
  year={2019},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={
          100-105
        }
}
BACKGROUND Medical phototherapy can lead to the manifestation of polymorphic light eruption (PLE), though little is known about the frequency of such events. AIMS The aim of this Austrian single center study was to retrospectively investigate over a 4-year time period the frequency of PLE in patients prone to the condition and patients with other diseases under phototherapy (mainly narrow-band and broad-band UVB). MATERIALS AND METHODS The data for analysis were obtained from the electronic… CONTINUE READING

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