Advertisement

Photopatch Testing

  • Ian R. White

Abstract

Photosensitivity reactions caused by cutaneous exposure or ingestion of certain substances are of four types: contact (topical) photoallergic, contact (topical) phototoxic, systemic photoallergic and systemic phototoxic.

Keywords

Contact Dermatitis Allergic Contact Dermatitis Minimal Erythema Dose Photopatch Test Musk Xylene 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Norris PG, Hawk JLM (1990) Chronic actinic dermatitis: a unifying concept. Arch Dermatol 126: 376–378PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Nater JP, De Groot AC (1985) Unwanted effects of cosmetics and drugs used in dermatology, 2 nd edn. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp 109–118Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Wilkinson DS (1962) Patch test reactions to certain halogenated salicylanilides. Br J Dermatol 74: 302–306PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Larsen W (1978) Photoallergy to musk ambrette found in aftershave lotion. Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting, San FranciscoGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Cronin E (1984) Photosensitivity to musk ambrette. Contact Dermatitis 11: 88–92PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    LeRoy D, Dompmartin A (1989) Connubial photosensitivity to musk ambrette. Photodermatology 6: 137–139PubMedGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Lindberg L, Larkö O, Roupe G (1986) Successful PUVA treatment for musk ambrette induced persistent light reaction. Photodermatology 3: 111–112PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Cime de Castro JL, Pereira MA, Prates Nunes F, Pereira dos Santos A (1986) Successful treatment of a musk ambrette sensitive persistent light reactor with azathiaprine. Photodermatology 3: 241–242PubMedGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Thune P (1984) Contact and photocontact allergy to sunscreens. Photodermatology 1: 5–9PubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    English JSC, White IR, Cronin E (1987) Sensitivity to sunscreens. Contact Dermatitis 17: 159–162PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    English JSC, White IR (1986) Allergic contact dermatitis from isopropyl dibenzoylmethane. Contact Dermatitis 15: 94PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Schauder S, Ippen H (1986) Photoallergic and allergic contact dermatitis from dibenzoylmethanes. Photodermatology 3: 140–147PubMedGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Schauder S, Ippen H (1988) Lichtschutzfilterhaltige Präparate in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1988. Z Hautkr 63: 707–763PubMedGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Murphy GM, White IR (1987) Photoallergic contact dermatitis to 2-ethoxyethylp-methoxy cinnamate. Contact Dermatitis 16: 296PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Bruze M, Gruvberger B, Thune P (1988) Contact and photocontact allergy to glyceryl para-aminobenzoate. Photodermatology 5: 162–165PubMedGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Hjorth N, Roed-Petersen J, Thomsen K (1976) Airborne contact dermatitis from Compositae oleoresins stimulates photodermatitis. Br J Dermatol 95: 613–620PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    English JSC, Norris P, White I, Cronin E (1989) Variability in the clinical patterns of Compositae dermatitis. Br J Dermatol 121 [Suppl 34]: 27CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Frain-Bell W, Johnson BE (1979) Contact sensitivity to chrysanthemum and the photosensitivity dermatitis and actinic reticuloid syndrome. Br J Dermatol 101: 491–501PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Murphy GM, White IR, Hawk JLM (1990) Allergic airborne contact dermatitis to Compositae with photosensitivity — chronic actinic dermatitis in evolution. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 7: 38–39PubMedGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Ducombs G, Benezra C, Talaga P et al. (1990) Patch testing with the “sesquiterpene lactone mix”: a marker for contact allergy to Compositae and other sesquiterpenelactone-containing plants. Contact Dermatitis to be publishedGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    Wrangsjö K, Ros AM, Wahlberg JE (1990) Contact allergy to Compositae plants in patients with summer exacerbating dermatitis. Contact Dermatitis 22: 148–154PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Norris P, Hawk JLM, White IR (1988) Photoallergic contact dermatitis from fentichlor. Contact Dermatitis 18: 318–320PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Jansen CJ, Wennersten G, Rystedt I, Thune P, Brodthagen H (1982) The Scandinavian standard photopatch test procedure. Contact Dermatitis 8: 155–158PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Thune P, Jansen C, Wennersten G, Rystedt I, Brodthagen H, McFadden N (1988) The Scandinavian multicenter photopatch study (1980–85) — final report. Photobiology 5: 261–269Google Scholar
  25. 25.
    Hölzle E, Plewig G, Lehmann P (1987) Photodermatoses — diagnostic procedures and their interpretation. Photodermatol 4: 109–114PubMedGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    De Leo VA, Harber LC (1986) Contact photodermatitis. In: Fisher AA (ed) Contact dermatitis, 3rd edn. Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia, p. 465Google Scholar
  27. 27.
    Murphy GM, White IR, Cronin E (1990) Immediate and delayed photocontact dermatitis to isopropyl dibenzoylmethane. Contact Dermatitis 22: 129–131PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    Wennersten G, Thune P, Jansen CT, Brodthagen H (1986) Photocontact dermatitis: current status with emphasis on allergic contact photosensitivity ( CPS) occurrence, allergens, and practical phototesting. Semin Dermatol 5: 277–289Google Scholar
  29. 29.
    White IR (1983) A positive photopatch test with hydrochlorothiazide. Contact Dermatitis 9: 237PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. 30.
    Frosch PJ, Weickel R (1989) Photokontaktallergie durch Benzydamin ( Tantum ). Hautarzt 40: 771–773Google Scholar
  31. 31.
    Dooms-Goossens A, Chrispels MT, De Veylden H, Roelandts R, Willems L, Degreif H (1987) Contact and photocontact sensitivity problems associated with thiourea and its derivatives: a review of the literature and case reports. Br J Dermatol 116: 573–579PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. 32.
    Takashima A, Yamatoto K et al. (1991) Allergic contact and photocontact dermatitis due to psoralens in patients with psoriasis treated with topical PUVA. Br J Dermatol 124: 37–42PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian R. White

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations