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A review of UVA-mediated photosensitivity disorders

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Abstract

A number of skin conditions are characterised by photosensitivity to UVA. Some of these are exclusively UVA-mediated conditions, while others include UVA in the action spectrum which also include UVB and/or visible light. This review aims to describe this diverse range of conditions for non-dermatologist scientists with an interest in this topic. As such, clinical details, including treatments, are brief and succinct. Recent advances in understanding the pathogenesis of these conditions is highlighted.

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The article was received on 21 Jun 2011, accepted on 31 Oct 2011, published on 30 Nov 2011 and first published online on 30 Nov 2011


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C1PP05191A
Citation: Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2012,11, 199-206
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    A review of UVA-mediated photosensitivity disorders

    E. Smith, F. Kiss, R. M. Porter and A. V. Anstey, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2012, 11, 199
    DOI: 10.1039/C1PP05191A

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