Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2013 Feb;29(1):52-4
Department of Dermatology and Skin Science, University of British Columbia, Photomedicine Institute, Vancouver Costal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) is the most common photodermatosis and is characterized by the development of a pruritic skin eruption within a few hours to days after sun or artificial light exposure. The eruption usually takes up to two weeks to resolve in the absence of further ultraviolet radiation. PMLE has been reported as a side effect of ultraviolet A1 (UVA1) therapy but characteristics of the eruption, especially the duration until resolution after treatment, has not been described. Read More