solar dermatitis

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solar dermatitis

[′sō·lər ‚dər·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
Any of various skin eruptions caused by exposure to the sun, excluding sunburn.
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It's common for patients with chronic actinic dermatitis to have contact photoallergies to a variety of substances.
Patients with chronic actinic dermatitis usually present with persistent erythematous skin lesions on the face and all other sun-exposed surfaces.
Conclusion A definite conclusion could not be derived from this study as the number of patients was limited but the azathioprine can be used as an effective and safe treatment modality in chronic actinic dermatitis.
Chronic actinic dermatitis (CAD) is a severe, socially disabling and intractable photosensitive disorder particularly affecting elderly men.
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