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Photoallergic Dermatitis (Photoallergy) Summary

Description: A delayed hypersensitivity involving the reaction between sunlight or other radiant energy source and a chemical substance to which the individual has been previously exposed and sensitized. It manifests as a papulovesicular, eczematous, or exudative dermatitis occurring chiefly on the light-exposed areas of the skin.

Also Known As: Photoallergy; Photocontact Dermatitis; Dermatitis, Photoallergic; Photoallergic Contact Dermatitis; Photosensitive Contact Dermatitis Show All >>

Networked: 306 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 20 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Photoallergic Dermatitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Sunscreening Agents (Sunscreens) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 20 results : IBA
  2. musk ambrette (artificial) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 17 results : IBA
  3. heptakis(2,6- O- dimethyl)beta- cyclodextrin : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. Ketoprofen (Orudis) : 3 studies in 33 results : FDA 15 Generic
  5. Chlorpromazine (Thorazine) : 3 studies in 11 results : FDA 63
  6. benzophenone : 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  7. Quinidine (Chinidin) : 1 study in 9 results : FDA 49 Generic
  8. Methoxsalen (Oxsoralen) : 1 study in 7 results : FDA 4
  9. tiaprofenic acid : 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  10. 3,3',4',5-tetrachlorosalicylanilide : 1 study in 7 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Photoallergic Dermatitis

  1. Hypersensitivity (Allergy)
  2. Contact Dermatitis (Eczema, Contact)
  3. Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  4. Acne Vulgaris
  5. Skin Diseases
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Key Therapies for Photoallergic Dermatitis

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  1. Photopheresis : 1 result
  2. PUVA Therapy : 1 result
  3. Phototherapy (Light Therapy) : 1 result
  4. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 1 result
  5. Occlusive Dressings (Occlusive Dressing) : 1 result
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