Which age groups have the highest prevalence of polymorphous light eruption (PMLE)?

Updated: Jan 22, 2020
  • Author: Saud A Alobaida, MBBS, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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PMLE usually has an onset in the first three decades of life. Onset during childhood and late adulthood can be seen. Men seem to have later onset of the disease than women.

Studies have reported mean ages of 26.4 years and 37.8 years in their respective cohorts. [33, 34]


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