Fareed Sabbah, Emmilia Hodak, Assi Levi

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INTRODUCTION: Solar urticaria is a rare photodermatosis. It belongs to the group of physical urticarias. In this particular urticarial, erythema and whealing accompanied by pruritus occur seconds to minutes after exposure to light. The disease might have a severe impact on the patient's quality of life. A correct diagnosis is important in order to allow proper treatment, which is often challenging. A characteristic patient is described with a review of the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, etiology, diagnosis, treatment course and prognosis of this rare disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)604-607
Number of pages4
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2016
Externally publishedYes


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