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UVB phototherapy and photochemotherapy (PUVA) in the treatment of polymorphic light eruption and solar urticaria.
It was hypothesized that chronic actinic dermatitis may be the final stage of a contact photoallergy, contact ec-zema, drug photosensitivity, polymorphic light eruption, or en-dogenous eczema (8).
METHODS: 26 patients with polymorphic light eruption and two with solar urticaria were recruited to enter the study.
Prickly heat should not be confused with polymorphic light eruption (PLE).
He says many people mistake polymorphic light eruption - a reaction to the sun - for prickly heat "Significantly, though, PLE appears on sun-exposed skin, unlike prickly heat," he explains.

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