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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1954-2017
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2004
2004
UV radiation, in particular UVB, suppresses the skin immune response. In patients with polymorphous light eruption (PLE) the skin… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Polymorphous light eruption (PLE) is an idiopathic eruption induced by ultraviolet (UV) radiation (UVR). OBJECTIVE… (More)
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1999
1999
After ultraviolet exposure Langerhans cells (epidermal CD1a+ cells) disappear from the healthy skin, and CD11b+ macrophage-like… (More)
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1997
1997
Photosensitivity is a well-known manifestation of lupus erythematosus (LE). Since there are no strict criteria for… (More)
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1991
1991
To get further insight into the pathogenesis of polymorphous light eruption, we studied nine patients with polymorphous light… (More)
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1988
1988
An extreme increase in polymorphous light eruption (PLE) observed during the last 2 years, especially in females, led to an… (More)
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1987
1987
Polymorphous light eruption (PLE) is a common photodermatosis of unknown etiology. It afflicts mainly fair-skinned patients, with… (More)
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1986
1986
Polymorphous light eruption is a common seasonal photodermatosis with a typical history and clinical picture. In the interval… (More)
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1984
1984
Polymorphous light eruption (PLE; actinic prurigo) is a relatively common dermatologic disease. People suffering from it have a… (More)
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Review
1966
Review
1966
  • J. H. Epstein
  • Photodermatology, photoimmunology & photomedicine
  • 1966
A review of the available information indicates that the polymorphous light eruptions are characterized by a number of clinical… (More)
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