Photosensitivity, skin

Last updated: Tuesday, 21, December, 2010
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

Clinical assessment, particularly history of exposure to drugs, contactants.

Drug-related

  • Sulphonamides
  • Sulphonylureas
  • Thiazide diuretics
  • Phenothiazines
  • Tetracyclines

Contact (chemicals)

  • Soaps, cosmetics, shampoos

SLE

Skin biopsy, including IF.

Discoid lupusĀ 

Skin biopsy, including IF.

Porphyria (except acute intermittent porphyria)