Burnett Christopher, Author at Clinical Advisor

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Chronic actinic dermatitis (persistent light reaction, actinic reticuloid, photosensitivity dermatitis, photosensitive eczema, photosensitivity and actinic reticuloid (PD/AR) syndrome)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Chronic actinic dermatitis (CAD) is a chronic photosensitive eczematous dermatitis. Patients typically present with a pruritic lichenified eruption in photoexposed areas lasting greater than 1 year in duration. In many studies, a duration of eruption for greater than 3 months…

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