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Phototoxic Dermatitis (Phototoxicity) Summary

Description: A nonimmunologic, chemically induced type of photosensitivity producing a sometimes vesiculating dermatitis. It results in hyperpigmentation and desquamation of the light-exposed areas of the skin.

Also Known As: Phototoxicity; Dermatitis, Phototoxic; Phototoxic Contact Dermatitis; Contact Dermatitides, Phototoxic; Contact Dermatitis, Phototoxic Show All >>

Networked: 1623 relevant articles (60 outcomes, 218 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Phototoxic Dermatitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT) : 15 outcomes 10 studies in 119 results : IBA
  2. Hydroxyl Radical : 4 outcomes 1 study in 13 results : IBA
  3. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 3 outcomes 10 studies in 82 results : IBA
  4. protoporphyrin IX : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 45 results : IBA
  5. hypericin : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 40 results : IBA
  6. temoporfin : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 30 results : IBA
  7. Antioxidants : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 16 results : IBA
  8. chlorin : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 16 results : IBA
  9. phthalocyanine : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 16 results : IBA
  10. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 4 results : FDA 18 Generic
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Diseases Related to Phototoxic Dermatitis

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
  3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
  4. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant)
  5. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
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Key Therapies for Phototoxic Dermatitis

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 62 results
  2. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 79 results
  3. Phototherapy (Light Therapy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 14 results
  4. Intraocular Lenses (Intraocular Lens) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results
  5. Semiconductor Lasers : 1 outcome in 4 results
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