Time Course of UV Erythema

  • F. Aubin
  • Ph. Humbert
Conference paper


Ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes a variety of biologic effects on the skin, including erythema, pigmentation, immunomodulation, mutagenicity, carcinogenicity, and aging. UV-induced erythema is the most demonstrative effect and is associated with the other signs of inflammation, i.e. warmth, pain, and swelling. The subject of our topic will be focused on the time course of UV erythema.


Basal Cell Carcinoma Xeroderma Pigmentosum Minimal Erythema Dose Solar Simulate Radiation Polymorphous Light Eruption 
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