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Image Number 1577 (Polymorphous light eruption)


Diagnosis: Polymorphous light eruption

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 16


Description: Photosensitive papulovesicular rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A teenager boy presented during spring with a pruritic erythematous papulovesicular rash distributed in photosensitive areas especially the face, ear rims, V-area of the chest, extensor forearms and the trunks of 5 days duration. The patient was greatly improved on systemic antihistamine, topical steroid and sun protection.

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