Photosensitive drug eruption induced by flutamide.


We describe a 68-year-old man who showed a photosensitive drug eruption induced by flutamide. The minimal erythema dose with ultraviolet A light was reduced to 2 J/cm2 under administration of flutamide, which recovered to over 16 J/cm2 after cessation of the medication, without changing the reactivity to ultraviolet B. The absorption spectrum of flutamide… (More)


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@article{Yokote1998PhotosensitiveDE, title={Photosensitive drug eruption induced by flutamide.}, author={Ryuichi Yokote and Yoshiki Tokura and Naoya Igarashi and Osamu Ishikawa and Yoshiki Miyachi}, journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD}, year={1998}, volume={8 6}, pages={427-9} }