ALLMedicine™ Polymorphous Light Eruption Center
Research & Reviews 42 results
Jun 27th, 2022 - Histologic Findings Lymphocytic infiltration of the skin is one of a group of conditions characterized histologically by a lymphocytic infiltrate in the dermis. The following are included in this group: Polymorphous light eruption Discoid lupus er...
Jun 27th, 2022 - History Patients with Jessner lymphocytic infiltrate commonly present with asymptomatic, nonscaly, erythematous papules or plaques predominantly on the face and neck, upper back, or trunk of several months' duration.  The lesions may be solita...
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venere... Kurz B, Arndt S et. al.
Jun 25th, 2022 - Polymorphous light eruption (PLE) is a common, immunologically mediated, photosensitive skin disease. After ultraviolet-B (UV-B) irradiation, patients with PLE show reduced Langerhans cell (LC) depletion in the epidermis, which results in a non-su...
Apr 11th, 2022 - Diagnostic Considerations Polymorphous light eruption is much more common than solar urticaria and may affect the same sites, but the lesions do not subside as quickly upon cessation of sun exposure Erythropoietic protoporphyria usually manifests ...
Mar 21st, 2022 - Practice Essentials Actinic prurigo is a photodermatosis that involves the skin, lips, and conjunctival mucosa mainly found in native and admixed populations of Latin America. In 1954, Escalona first described it in Mexico.  Lesions appear hour...
News 20 results
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Dec 9th, 2021 - The photo distribution and annular quality of this patient’s rash, combined with his positive autoimmune work-up, led to a diagnosis of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE), a nonscarring subtype of cutaneous lupus erythematosus. SCLE is.
May 17th, 2021 - Dermatologists and other clinicians should advise their patients with skin of color to practice sensible sun protection, including wearing protective clothing, staying in the shade when outdoors, and applying a tinted sunscreen with an SPF of 30 o...
May 13th, 2021 - Dermatologists and other clinicians should advise their patients with skin of color to practice sensible sun protection, including wearing protective clothing, staying in the shade when outdoors, and applying a tinted sunscreen with an SPF of 30 o.
Oct 4th, 2019 - SEATTLE – Photodermatoses are comparatively rare, and dermatologists may sometimes be reluctant to tackle them, according to Vincent DeLeo, MD, of the department of dermatology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, who discussed c.
Eliot N. Mostow, MD, MPH, Matthew S. Reedy, MD
Jul 23rd, 2019 - To the Editor: Lupus erythematosus tumidus (LET) is a rarely diagnosed condition that was first described in 1909 by Hoffmann. 1 Limited cases have been reported in the literature, with few documenting the disease in children.
Patient Education 13 results
Aug 20th, 2022 - Overview Sun allergy is a broad term. It describes several conditions that cause an itchy rash to form on the skin after being in sunlight or other sources of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Polymorphous light eruption is the most common form of sun a...
May 4th, 2022 - Overview What is a sun allergy? A sun allergy happens when a person develops a rash and sometimes other symptoms after exposure to sunlight. The allergy can range from mild to severe, possibly causing more serious symptoms or limiting everyday act...
Mar 15th, 2022 - Overview Polymorphous light eruption on the chest Open pop-up dialog box Close Polymorphous light eruption on the chest Polymorphous light eruption on the chest Polymorphous light eruption is a rash that affects parts of the body that are exposed ...
Mar 15th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider can probably make a diagnosis of polymorphous light eruption based on a physical exam and your answers to questions. Your health care provider might have you undergo laboratory tests in order to confirm a diagno...
Nov 20th, 2018 - Overview What is polymorphous light eruption (PMLE)? Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE), a common skin condition in the form of a rash, is generally triggered by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. Sometimes it is called polymorphic light eruption...