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What is Actinic prurigo?

What is Actinic prurigo?

  • Actinic prurigo: An inherited tendency to develop an itchy, bumpy rash on exposure to the sun. Generally only the face and lips are affected. Symptoms tend to occur seasonally.

Actinic prurigo: Introduction

Types of Actinic prurigo:

Broader types of Actinic prurigo:

How serious is Actinic prurigo?

Complications of Actinic prurigo: see complications of Actinic prurigo

What causes Actinic prurigo?

Causes of Actinic prurigo: see causes of Actinic prurigo

What are the symptoms of Actinic prurigo?

Symptoms of Actinic prurigo: see symptoms of Actinic prurigo

Complications of Actinic prurigo: see complications of Actinic prurigo

Onset of Actinic prurigo: usually childhood or teenage years

Actinic prurigo: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Actinic prurigo.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Actinic prurigo.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Actinic prurigo: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Actinic prurigo.
Treatments for Actinic prurigo: see treatments for Actinic prurigo
Research for Actinic prurigo: see research for Actinic prurigo

Name and Aliases of Actinic prurigo

Main name of condition: Actinic prurigo

Other names or spellings for Actinic prurigo:

hereditary polymorphous light eruption, hereditary PLE

Hutchinson's summer prurigo, Polymorphous light eruption, Polymorphic light eruption Source - Diseases Database


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