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December 1973

Papular Doxycycline Photosensitivity

Author Affiliations

Iowa City

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Iowa, Iowa City.

Arch Dermatol. 1973;108(6):837-838. doi:10.1001/archderm.1973.01620270059018

Doxycycline hyclate may produce a papular photosensitivity eruption. This eruption is probably a phototoxic reaction. The perivascular infiltrate in such an eruption may show multinucleated giant cells.