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Cutaneous photosensitivity-lethal colitis syndrome

Synonym(s) -
Prevalence <1 / 1 000 000
Inheritance Autosomal recessive
Age of onset Infancy
  • L57.8
  • C1857449
  • C536224
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Disease definition

Cutaneous photosensitivity and lethal colitisis is a rare inflammatory bowel disease (see this term) characterized by early cutaneous photosensitivity manifesting by sun-induced facial erythematous and vesicular lesions and severe recurent colitis which lead to untreatable diarrhea. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1991.

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