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phototype

[′fōd·ə‚tīp]
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Higher severity grade of erlotinibinduced rash is associated with lower skin phototype. Clin Exp Dermatol.
In vivo quantification of epidermis pigmentation and dermis papilla density with reflectance confocal microscopy: variations with age and skin phototype. Exp Dermatol.
The strong correlation between phototype and protection from UV-irradiation has already been demonstrated in an in vivo study (Maresca et al., 2006).
Clinical data (age, sex, phototype based on Fitzpatrick scale I-VI, lesion site, growth pattern, stage, number of nevus, atypical nevus), histopathological data (Breslow index, Clark level, ulceration, mitotic index, regression) and treatment data were assessed.
Mid- and long-term side effects are milia formation, paradoxical post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH), exogenous ochronosis (especially in dark phototypes).
Multiple BCC is possibly linked to a number of risk factors including age, skin phototype (1 & 2), intermittent sun exposure and sunburns, history of radiotherapy, larger tumor size, truncal tumor, genetic factors, and geography of area especially high latitude [32, 33].
An 8-year-old East Indian boy with Fitzpatrick skin type IV phototype complexion presented with numerous blue-gray macules and patches over the back, anterior trunk, arms, and legs of 8 months' duration.
She had a skin phototype [3] of 2 (usually burns, rarely tans).
Its etiology is related to patient phototype and ethnicity [9, 22], lack of solar exposure [2,25], overclothing [2,25], lack of physical activity [26], low vitamin D and microelement intake (particularly magnesium) [8], high vitamin D storage in adipose tissue and muscle [27, 28], steatohepatitis [26], and tabagism [28].
Every Fitzpatrick phototype can be observed in the Latino population, but one feature seems to link them: inflammation linked with all types of acne, even comedonal, she said at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.
buffer (10 mM Tris-HCl, pH 8.0; 0.1 mM EDTA, pH 8.0), and 2 nL of each colony solution was used to screen for microsatellite regions by hybridization with oligonucleotides (Glenn & Schable, unpubl.) and the Phototype detection system (New England Biolabs).