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Research & Reviews  42 results

Jessner Lymphocytic Infiltration of the Skin Workup

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...

Jessner Lymphocytic Infiltration of the Skin Clinical Presentation

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. [21] The lesions may be solita...

Association of polymorphous light eruption with NOD-2 and TLR-5 gene polymorphisms.
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...

Solar Urticaria Differential Diagnoses

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 ...

Actinic Prurigo

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. [1] Lesions appear hour...

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News  20 results

A sun distributed rash
MDedge Family Medicine;

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.

Photoprotection Recommended for People of Color

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...

Photoprotection recommended for people of color
Doug Brunk

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.

Photodermatoses: Differential diagnosis includes sunscreen allergy, connective tissue disease
Jim Kling

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.

A Unique Presentation of Lupus Erythematosus Tumidus in an Adolescent Boy
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.

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Patient Education  13 results

Polymorphous Light Eruption (PMLE): Symptoms, C

Feb 20th, 2023 - Overview What is polymorphous light eruption (PMLE)? Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) is a common skin rash that develops after exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. What does polymorphous light eruption mean? “Polymorphous” means it looks differe...

Sun allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

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...

Sun Allergy: Symptoms, Causes, Trea

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...

Polymorphous light eruption - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

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 ...

Polymorphous light eruption - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

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...

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