Photodermatoses with onset in the elderly.

@article{Trakatelli2009PhotodermatosesWO,
  title={Photodermatoses with onset in the elderly.},
  author={Myrto Georgia Trakatelli and Sotirios Charalampidis and Ljubomir B. Novakovi{\'c} and Aikaterini Patsatsi and Dimitrios Kalabalikis and Dimitris Sotiriadis},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={161 Suppl 3},
  pages={
          69-77
        }
}
Photodermatoses are a group of skin disorders induced by ultraviolet radiation (UVR) and, in some cases, visible light. To establish a diagnosis it is important to carefully take a history, physical examination and perform phototesting as well as other testing when appropriate (patch and photopatch tests, antinuclear antibodies, porphyrin profile). This article focuses on the photodermatoses that affect the elderly, which with the ageing of population, particularly in the industrialized… CONTINUE READING
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