Photodermatoses: Kids are not just little people.
Clinics in dermatology
Photodermatoses are a group of skin disorders caused by abnormal reaction to ultraviolet radiation. Photodermatoses are divided into four groups: (1) immunologically mediated photodermatoses; (2) chemical- and drug-induced photodermatoses; (3) photoaggravated dermatoses; and (4) hereditary photodermatoses. This contribution discusses differences in the approach and diagnosis of pediatric and adult patients with suspected photodermatoses, focusing on immunologically mediated photodermatoses and chemical- and drug-induced photodermatoses.
Medical Subject Headings
Adolescent; Adrenal Cortex Hormones; Adult; Age Factors; Child; Child, Preschool; Histamine Antagonists; Humans; Hydroa Vacciniforme; Immunosuppressive Agents; Infant; Infant, Newborn; Pellagra; Photosensitivity Disorders; Porphyria Cutanea Tarda; Porphyria, Erythropoietic; Skin Diseases, Genetic; Sunscreening Agents; Thalidomide; Urticaria