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Polymorphic Light Eruption

definition

Common, intermittent eruption of non-scarring, erythematous itchy papules, plaques or vesicles induced by UV irradiation of sun-exposed skin. The face, neck, and the upper and lower extremities are most commonly involved. Symptoms are worse in spring and early summer. The disorder usually begins in young and mid-adult life.

synonyms

Polymorphic Light Eruption, PMLE, Summer Eruption, Prurigo Aestivalis, Eczema Solare, Summer Prurigo

UMLS

Allergy to sunlight, Delayed photoallergic dermatitis, Eruption, polymorphous, light, Photoallergic dermatitis, delayed, PLE - Polymorphic light eruption, PLE - Polymorphic light eruptn, Polymorphic light eruption, Polymorphic photodermatitis, POLYMORPHOUS LIGHT ERUPTION, Polymorphous light eruption, NOS

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11 images found for this diagnose localisation: upper arms, diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption localisation: face, diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption localisation: face, diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption localisation: neck, diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption localisation: neck, diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption localisation: hands, diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption localisation: forehead, diagnosis: Polymorphic Light Eruption