[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.204.108.121. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
October 1968

Chlorpromazine PhotosensitivityPhototoxic and Photoallergic Reactions

Author Affiliations

Madison, Wis

From the Contact and Photosensitivity Clinic, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wis.

Arch Dermatol. 1968;98(4):354-363. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610160028006
Abstract

The clinical distinction between phototoxic and photoallergic contact dermatitis is difficult. Even a biopsy specimen from such a dermatitis rarely provides conclusive evidence. However, the histologic examination of biopsy specimens from photopatch tests in these cases is diagnostic, providing the tests are biopsied at the appropriate time.

×