Vincent Deleo, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Photoallergic Contact Dermatitis (Chemical photoallegy)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What should you be alert for in the history? Be alert for an eruption that is localized to photodistributed areas, but not diffuse. The eruption typically occurs 24-48 hours after sun exposure (range 6-72 hours). Patients typically complain of pruritis/itch. Upon focused questioning, the patient may report exposure to…

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