Photosensitive drug reaction

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Photosensitive drug reaction
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Photosensitive drug reaction (or drug-induced photosensitivity) secondary to medications may cause phototoxic, photoallergic, and lichenoid reactions, and photodistributed telangiectasias, as well as pseudoporphyria.[1]:121

Drugs involved include naproxen and doxycycline.

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  1. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.