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ALLMedicine™ Actinic Prurigo Center

Research & Reviews  16 results

Dupilumab for the Treatment of Actinic Prurigo.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/35022123
Skinmed Perz AM, Fawaz B et. al.

Jan 14th, 2022 - A 42-year-old Latino man with a medical history of vitiligo presented to our outpatient clinic with a 25-year history of a recurrent, itchy eruption on his face and hands. Physical examination revealed pink, scaly, erythematous, lichenified papule...

Attenuation of actinic prurigo eruptions with Polypodium leucotomos supplementation.
https://doi.org/10.1111/pde.14876
Pediatric Dermatology; Stump M, Dhinsa H et. al.

Dec 11th, 2021 - Actinic prurigo is a rare pruritic photodermatosis. We report the use of Polypodium leucotomos extract in an 11-year-old female patient with actinic prurigo, resulting in a significant attenuation of her disease without development of adverse effe...

Clearance of pediatric actinic prurigo with dupilumab.
https://doi.org/10.1111/pde.14311
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.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7599087
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.
https://doi.org/10.1111/pde.14086
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...

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News  5 results

Photoprotection Recommended for People of Color
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951252

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...

Why you should use sunscreens indoors
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/144842/aesthetic-dermatology/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?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/722913_1

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...

Can You "Spot" the Diagnosis?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/722913

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
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/28977/dermatology/positive-hla-helps-shed-light-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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