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    Polymorphous light eruption.
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2008 Jun;24(3):155-61
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
    Polymorphous light eruption is the most common photodermatosis, with a prevalence of as high as 10-20% in Western Europe and in the USA. It starts during the second and third decades of life. Although not life-threatening it can severely impair the quality of life, in particular during leisure activities and in outdoors workers. Read More
    Polymorphous light eruption and benign summer light eruption in Italy.
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2011 Feb;27(1):35-9
    Department of Endocrinological and Medical Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.
    Background/purpose: Polymorphous light eruption (PLE) heterogeneity has been postulated, but the existence of benign summer light eruption (BSLE) is controversial. We studied the prevalence of the clinical patterns, criteria distinguishing BSLE from PLE, and diagnostic usefulness of phototest.

    Methods: Five Italian Photodermatology Centres recruited retrospectively 346 patients with typical clinical history and/or presentation of PLE. Read More