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|Title:||Photoallergic contact sensitization to 6-methylcoumarin in poikiloderma of civatte|
|Citation:||Dermatitis. Vol.16, No.3 (2005), 136-138|
|Abstract:||A 49-year-old woman presented with asymptomatic progressive erythema, hyperpigmentation, atrophy, and telangiectasia on her neck. The clinical appearance and histopathology of the skin lesion was consistent with poikiloderma of Civatte. Photopatch-testing with our standard photoallergens yielded a positive reaction to 6-methylcoumarin, which was found in the patient's perfume. This report describes the first case in which photoallergic contact sensitization to 6-methylcoumarin may play an important role in the pathogenesis of poikiloderma of Civatte.|
|Appears in Collections:||Scopus 2001-2005|
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