Photodermatitis

Photodermatitis, sometimes referred to as sun poisoning or photoallergy, is a form of allergic contact dermatitis in which the allergen must be activated by light to sensitize the allergic response, and to cause a rash or other systemic effects on subsequent exposure. The second and subsequent exposures produce photoallergic skin conditions which ...
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photodermatitis

(fo″to-dur″mә-ti´tis) dermatitis caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation, such as that in sunlight, such as photocontact dermatitis or phototoxic dermatitis.
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photodermatitis

Dermatitis caused or elicited by exposure to sunlight; may be phototoxic or photoallergic, and can result from topical application, ingestion, inhalation, or injection of mediating phototoxic or photoallergic material. ... See: photosensitization. ... Synonym: actinic dermatitis, actinodermatitis. ... Origin: photo-+ G. Derma, skin, + -itis, inflam...
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photodermatitis

photodermatitis 1. An abnormal state of the skin in which light is an important factor. 2. Inflammation of the skin caused by light; especially, sunlight. 3. Sensitivity of the epithelium to light. This may be a result of photoallergy or to phototoxic reactions.
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photodermatitis

Type: Term Pronunciation: fō′tō-der′mă-tī′tis Definitions: 1. Dermatitis caused or elicited by exposure to sunlight; may be phototoxic or photoallergic, and can also result from topical application, ingestion, inhalation, or injection of mediating phototoxic or photoallergic material. Synonyms: actinic dermatit...
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