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(Science: dermatology) An abnormal cutaneous response involving the interaction between photosensitising substances and sunlight or filtered or artificial light at wavelengths of 280-400 mm. There are two main types: photoallergy and photoxicity.

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... __ Paresthesia (numbness or tingling sensation) [277.1-62] __ Peripheral motor deficits [277.1-63] __ Peripheral neuropathy [277.1-64] __ Photosensitivity (porphyrins interacting with sunlight causing neurologic and/or skin problems) [277.1-65] __ Polyneuropathy [277.1-66] __ Psychosis ...

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