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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3

Article Title

Photosensitation

Authors

H. W. Bennetts

Keywords

Photosensitization, Animal disorders, Facial eczema, Photosensitivity, Skin diseases

First Page Number

337

Last Page Number

342

Abstract

Photosensitationis a type of sunburn. It results from the presence of certain foreign pigments in the skin, making it unusually sensitive to the effects of light (photosensitive); exposure to sunlight then results in a more or less severe inflammation of the skin (photosensitisation).

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