Definition: 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.
Synonyms (terms occurring on more labels are shown first): photosensitivity reaction, photosensitivity reactions, photosensitive reaction, photosensitive dermatitis, photosensitive rash, photosensitivity toxic reaction, photosensitizing, rash Photosensitivity, photosensitivity reac tions, Photo-sensitivity reactions, phototoxic reaction, Photosensiti vity reaction, phototoxic reactions, photosensitivity rash, Photo- sensitivity reactions
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