Chronic actinic dermatitis

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Chronic actinic dermatitis (also known as "Actinic reticuloid," "Chronic photosensitivity dermatitis," "Persistent light reactivity," and "Photosensitive eczema"[1]:37) is a condition where a subject's skin becomes inflamed due to a reaction to sunlight or artificial light. CAD patients often suffer from other related conditions of the skin that results in dermatitis in response to a variety of stimulus (e.g., flowers, sunscreens, cosmetics, etc.).

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  1. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.