Phototoxic tar dermatitis

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Phototoxic tar dermatitis results from coal tar, creosote, crude coal tar, or pitch, in conjunction with sunlight exposure, which induces a sunburn reaction associated with severe burning sensation.[1]: 32 [2]

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  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7216-2921-6.
  2. "Photocontact dermatitis | DermNet NZ". Archived from the original on 6 April 2022. Retrieved 23 April 2022.