radiation dermatitis


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radiation dermatitis

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚dər·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
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Comment: Radiation dermatitis occurs in approximately 95% of patients receiving radiation therapy for breast cancer.
Theclinical features and pathophysiology of acute radiation dermatitis in patients receiving tomotherapy.
7-10) The data regarding the efficacy of Henna compounds in the management of burn and infected wounds are, however, insufficient, and there are no optimal recommendations for skin care in breast cancer patients suffering radiation dermatitis.
Thomas Leung, MD, PhD, an instructor in dermatology at Stanford and a pediatric dermatologist at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and his colleagues knew that many skin disorders, including eczema and radiation dermatitis, have an inflammatory component.
Treatment toxicity Toxicity N (%) Acute Radiation dermatitis 7 (27) Thrombocytopenia 1 (3) Neutropenia 1 (3) Mucositis 1 (3) Late Anal stenosis 1 (3) Pain 1 (3) Table 4.
According to data, it diminishes the severity of radiation dermatitis, a common adverse event in cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy.
The ONS Putting Evidence Into Practice (PEP) Intervention of Radiation Dermatitis Project Team reviewed, critiqued, and summarized the research evidence for nursing interventions for patients experiencing radiation dermatitis.
In more than 4000 patients reported as having been treated with nimotuzumab worldwide to date, no Grade IV incidents of radiation dermatitis have been described, severe rash has not been observed and reports of the other severe side-effects that are typical of EGFR-targeting molecules have been rare.
In the pilot study, 18 of 19 women who received LED photomodulation therapy following radiotherapy for breast cancer had little to no radiation dermatitis, whereas all 28 matched controls who did not receive the light therapy had some degree of skin reaction, Dr.
In the pilot study, 18 of 19 women who received LED photomodulation therapy following radiotherapy for breast cancer experienced little to no radiation dermatitis, whereas all 28 matched controls who did not receive the light therapy experienced some degree of skin reaction, reported Dr.
This was in contradiction to the warning uttered by Joseph Lister, best known for his contribution to antisepsis, who had already indicated his concerns about radiation dermatitis in September 1896.