This is a non contagious and genetically inherited skin disorder that happens in those parts of the body that are exposed to the Sun for prolonged periods of time. The symptoms include the appearance of lesions which can increase in number with the advancement of age. Usually, the appearance of the symptoms happens in the 20s and gradually increases with the passing years.
HOW IS DSAP DIAGNOSED?
There are some clinical tests done via dermatologists to check if the patient is actually suffering from DSAP or is it some kind of allergic reaction.
HOW IS DSAP TREATED?
The treatment will include the prescription of topical Fluorouracil and Immunomodulators that can send these lesions into remission. Oral and topical retinoid can also be used to treat this condition. Diclofenac gel may also be prescribed by the dermatologist.
DID YOU KNOW?
Dsap is an inherited disorder that only occurs on the lower arms and legs and not on the cheeks, forehead or scalp. Women are more prone to this disorder.