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Voriconazole-Associated Phototoxic Effects and Lentigo Formation in an African American Man

David J. Elbaum, MD; Edward W. Cowen, MD, MHSc
Arch Dermatol. 2012;148(8):965-966. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2012.705.
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Correspondence: Dr Cowen, Dermatology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1908 Bldg 10, Room 12N238, Bethesda, MD 20814 (cowene@mail.nih.gov).

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Figure 1. Clinical images. A, Prominent erythema on the cheeks and distal aspect of the nose; note also the large erosion on the sun-exposed mucosal aspect of the lower lip. B, Erythema and numerous irregularly shaped lentigos are present in a photodistributed pattern on the forearm. C, Close-up image of lentigo lesions.

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Figure 2. Hematoxylin-eosin–stained skin biopsy specimens from the forearm. A, Lichenoid dermatitis without basement membrane thickening or dermal mucin (original magnification ×20). B, Lentigo (original magnification ×8).




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