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Phytophotodermatitis is a form of direct skin damage produced by the reaction of psoralenlike chemicals from plants with UV light. Certain individuals who come in contact with plants that contain furocoumarins (psoralens) develop localized reactions on the affected skin surfaces after exposure to solar radiation. The cutaneous reactions range from hyperpigmentation to erythema and, much less commonly, vesicles and bullae. The lesions appear 5 to 18
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