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ALLMedicine™ Actinic Prurigo Center

Research & Reviews  11 results

Clearance of pediatric actinic prurigo with dupilumab.
Pediatric Dermatology; Eickstaedt JB, Starke S et. al.

Sep 2nd, 2020 - Actinic prurigo is a rare, idiopathic chronic photodermatosis of childhood characterized by excoriated papules, nodules, and plaques in sun-exposed areas. It is notoriously difficult to treat. The disorder involves a type IV hypersensitivity react...

CARMIL2-related immunodeficiency manifesting with photosensitivity.
Pediatric Dermatology; Shayegan LH, Garzon MC et. al.

Apr 29th, 2020 - We report a case of a newly recognized primary immunodeficiency due to biallelic mutations in CARMIL2 manifesting as an actinic prurigo-like photodermatitis, allergic diathesis and recurrent infections in a child. We present this case to highlight...

Thalidomide: An option for the pediatric patient with actinic prurigo.
Pediatric Dermatology; Watts-Santos A, Martinez-Rico JC et. al.

Dec 27th, 2019 - Actinic prurigo (AP) is an immune-mediated photodermatosis that usually starts in childhood and is predominant among American indigenous and mestizo communities. In adults with AP, thalidomide is the treatment of choice; however, there is little i...

Photosensitivity disorders (photodermatoses): Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment
Craig A Elmets

INTRODUCTION Photosensitivity disorders of the skin are conditions in which an abnormal cutaneous response occurs after exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation or visible light. The major categories of photosensitivity disorders are idiopathic phot...

Serum cytokine profiling in patients with actinic prurigo.
European Journal of Dermatology : EJD; Rodriguez-Lobato E, Ortega-Springall MF et. al.

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News  3 results

Why you should use sunscreens indoors
Lily Talakoub, MD, Naissan Wesley, MD

Aug 17th, 2017 - It may be surprising that there are dermatologic risks of UV exposure from lamps and other indoor light sources that we use daily. Is long-term daily exposure to presumably low-irradiance lights of clinical significance to photodermatoses? Recent.

Can You "Spot" the Diagnosis?

Jun 10th, 2010 - Clinical Presentation History and Physical Examination The patient, a 35-year-old white man, presented with an eruption that dated to his late 20s. The rash consisted of itchy, hyperpigmented macules and papules, most of which measured less than 1...

Positive HLA Helps Shed Light on Actinic Prurigo
Family Practice News; Betsy Bates

PORTLAND, ORE. — Actinic prurigo, a disorder once considered a variant of polymorphous light eruption in Native Americans, may be neither a form of PMLE nor a condition limited to Native Americans, Dr.

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