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Photosensitive skin reactions – diagnosis and management

Photosensitivity is an abnormal reaction, either quantitatively and/or qualitatively, to ultraviolet (UV) and/or visible light. There is a wide variety of heterogeneous photosensitivity diseases, and if a patient has a history or examination findings suggestive of photosensitivity, subsequent management will depend on the clinical picture.
Dermatology in practice 2006; 14(2): 6–10
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