Solar Urticaria

In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2024 Jan.


Solar urticaria is a chronic acquired photosensitivity disorder. It consists of recurrent episodes of urticaria rash developed on areas of the skin exposed to sunlight. Despite being usually a benign condition, it may be extremely disabling, thus limiting everyday activities and severely altering the quality of life of patients.

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