Polymorphous Light Eruption -PMLE

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  • Dense clusters of small bumps and blisters
  • Inflamed, raised rough patches
  • Itching or burning

People may rarely have other symptoms such as fever and chills.


Dr. Harlan typically treats his adult patients for polymorphous light eruption flare-ups by having them apply SmartLotion® 3-4x per day for 2-3 weeks. Dr. Harlan instructs his patients to use SPF 70 sunscreen to protect the skin.

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Perivascular Dermatitis