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  • n. An allergy that is activated by light

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Examples

  • As with poison ivy, for a photoallergy to develop a person must have exposure to the substance that resulted in no visible reaction, but alerted the immune system to recognize future exposures as something foreign.

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  • Phototoxicity, photoallergy, and contact sensitization of nitro musk perfume raw materials.

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