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Actinic prurigo is a common sunlight-induced, pruritic, papular or nodular skin eruption.
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by Henry Lim
Lim Actinic prurigo is a chronic photodermatosis with onset in childhood or before 20 years of age. It is most prevalent in Amerindians and Latin ...
by Peck Y. Ong, Peter Schmid-Grendelmeier
Actinic prurigo is a rare photodermatoses that has been linked to a genetic predisposition with several identified HLA antigen alleles. It is seen more commonly in people of Mestizo ancestry, with an estimated prevalence of ...
Dermatopathology E-Book (2014)
A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology (Expert Consult - Online) by Klaus J. Busam
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS Actinic prurigo is a genetically inherited eruption that clinically and histologically may be identical to PMLE. However, actinic prurigo is most common in Mestizos (individuals of mixed European and Amerindian ...
Lecture Notes: Dermatology (2016)
by Robin Graham-Brown, Karen Harman, Graham Johnston
Actinic prurigo is a rare disorder in which eczematous areas develop on the face and backs of the hands every summer and disappear in the winter. Many patients possess a specific human leukocyte antigen (HLA) type (HLA DRB1*0401).
Dermatology Simplified (2015)
Outlines and Mnemonics by Jules Lipoff
– Can be in leonine facies ddx – Note: actinic prurigo is a PMLE variant, but may appear eczematous, see also Dermal: Inflammatory: Lymphocytic 220.127.116.11 Phototoxic Contact ...
Medicine and Surgery (2007)
An integrated textbook With STUDENT CONSULT online access by Eric KS Lim, Yoon Kong Loke, Alastair M. Thompson
Actinic prurigo Epidemiology Actinic prurigo is a rare photodermatosis that presents before puberty and most commonly occurs in females. It is predominantly seen in American Indians but has also been described in Caucasians. Pathology In ...
by Moise L. Levy
Actinic prurigo is an autosomal dominant photodermatitis that occurs almost exclusively in individuals of Native American ancestry, including many Hispanics. UVA and possibly UVB trigger the cutaneous response. Research has shown an ...
by Neelam A. Vashi, Howard I. Maibach
Actinic prurigo is a chronic photosensitive disorder more frequently observed in mestizos (a Latin American term typically referring to a person of combined European and Native American descent) and native Latin Americans living in altitudes ...
Global Dermatology (2012)
Diagnosis and Management According to Geography, Climate, and Culture by Lawrence C. Parish, Larry E. Millikan
Actinic prurigo. Clinical Descriptions Actinic prurigo is a 197 30, Mexico Luciano Domínguez-Soto.
by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita M.D. Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina F Schor
Actinic prurigo is a chronic condition that generally persists into adult life, although it may improve spontaneously in the late teenage years. Sun avoidance , protective clothing, and broad-spectrum sunscreens may be helpful in preventing the ...
by Henry W. Lim, Herbert Honigsmann, John L. M. Hawk
B Actinic prurigo is a common chronic photodermatosis mainly affecting Mestizo populations of American countries, native American Indians, ...
by Anthony A. Gaspari, Stephen K. Tyring, Daniel H. Kaplan
Actinic prurigo is an immune-mediated photodermatosis most commonly seen in the indigenous Indian and mestizo populations of Central and South America, especially individuals living at high altitudes, although Caucasian and Asian ...
A Comprehensive Textbook of Lymphocytic Infiltrates of the Skin by Cynthia M. Magro, A. Neil Crowson, Martin C. Mihm, Jr
Actinic prurigo is an entity seen dominantly in native Americans, and shows an overlap of phototoxic, photoadaptive, and photoallergic features. Thus, hypergranulosis, acanthosis, individual cell necrosis at all levels of epidermis, basilar ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
acromial actinic prurigo acromial. See acromion. acromial process /ۑkrǀމmƝāۑl/[ Gk, akron, extremity, ǀPRV, shoulder], a flat, triangular lateral extension of the scapula. acromicria /akމrۑmikމrƝāۑ/, an anomaly characterised by abnormally ...
The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance
parenchyma AP= actinic prurigo AP= actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae AP= action potential AP = activated protein; activator protein; activating protein AP= activation peptide AP = active pepsin AP = active pressure AP= acupuncture point(s) ...
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