It can reach over 3 metres in height and, although it is not an unattractive plant, its sap causes photodermatitis
or photosensitivity where the skin becomes very sensitive to sunlight and can suffer blistering, pigmentation and long-lasting scars.
It adds: "Chemicals in the sap can cause photodermatitis
or photosensitivity, where the skin becomes very sensitive to sunlight and may suffer blistering, pigmentation and long-lasting scars.
and photokeratoconjunctivitis in a ball python (Python regius) and a blue-tongue skink (Tiliqua ssp).
Preventable skin diseases prevalent in Pakistan include cutaneous infections and infestations like scabies pyogenic bacterial fungal and viral infections cutaneous leishmaniasis and non infectious diseases like photodermatitis
contact eczema drug eruptions etc2710.
Safety was determined by observing body weight and incidence of photokeratitis and photodermatitis
Dermatologic side effects included rash and photodermatitis
This has to be differentiated from sun burns and photodermatitis
by presence of pathological skin changes without presence of any photodynamic agent in later.
In addition to acne, the differential diagnosis of rosacea should include seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, photodermatitis
, sunburn, and other dermatologic conditions, as well as systemic diseases such as polycythemia vera, mastocytosis, superior vena cava syndrome, carcinoid syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, and mixed connective tissue disease.
Further exposure will likely result in sunburn and increase the risk of sun poisoning, which is also known as photodermatitis
After excluding common causes such as contact dermatitis, seborrhoeic eczema and photodermatitis
the diseases affecting the remaining patients fall into three groups: marked erythema with no feeling of heat or sensitivity, usually erythromelanosis faciei; marked flushing and burning with intense sensitivity for which the term facial erythrodysaesthesia is proposed; the so-called MARSH syndrome in which an overlap of androgen-dominant symptoms occurs--melasma, acne, rosacea, seborrhoeic eczema, and hirsutism.