Photosensitization Chemically Induced: Mechanisms and Clinical Aspects

  • Paul Forlot
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 181)


Photobiology is a relatively recent science referring to the influences and interactions of non-ionising electromagnetic radiation, both from the sun and man-made sources, on biological systems and also the use of such radiation to investigate biological processes. If non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation may have very beneficial effects, exagerated exposure to solar radiation may also be deleterious: cutaneous photosensitization is one of the most commonly observed reaction.


Contact Allergy Porphyria Cutanea Tarda Photosensitize Reaction Phototoxic Reaction Photosensitize Compound 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Forlot
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoires BergadermRungisFrance

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