TITLE

Extreme Photosensitivity

AUTHOR(S)
Brunner, Kelly L.; Davis, Mark Denis P.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2004, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p1316
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the case of a 30-year old man suffering from a waxing and waning pain painful skin eruption that occurred in sun-exposed areas. Inability of sunscreen lotion to prevent the patient's photosensitivity; Impact of the disease on the patient's career; Utilization of phototesting with ultraviolet-B and A to estimate sensitivity to sunlight.
ACCESSION #
14656831

 

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