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polymorphous light eruption

Known as: polymorphic light eruption, eruptions light polymorphic, polymorphic photodermatitis 
A red, edematous rash that occurs on areas of the skin with recent exposure to sunlight.
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Polymorphous light eruption is an immunologically mediated photodermatosis with high prevalence, particularly among young women… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Depletion of the stratospheric ozone layer has led to increased solar UV-B radiation (280-315 nm) at the surface of the Earth… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Exposure to UV radiation can cause suppression of specific immune responses. The pathways leading to the down-regulation are… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is defined by extreme sensitivity to sunlight, resulting in sunburn, pigment changes in the skin and a… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Polymorphous light eruption is the most common photodermatosis, with a prevalence of as high as 10-20% in Western Europe and in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We wanted to investigate whether the use of sunbeds with sunlamps emitting mainly UVA and only 0.5% or 1.4% UVB will increase the… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
BACKGROUND Narrowband (NB) UVB phototherapy has been proven to be clearly more effective than broadband UVB and safer and/or more… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
BACKGROUND There is a clear relationship between ultraviolet (UV) radiation (UVR) and the clinical manifestations of patients… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Modern sunscreen products provide broad-spectrum UV protection and may contain one or several UV filters. A modern UV filter… Expand
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1987
1987
Polymorphous light eruption (PLE) is a common photodermatosis of unknown etiology. It afflicts mainly fair-skinned patients, with… Expand
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