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Radiation-Induced Cutaneous Damage

Radiation-Induced Cutaneous Damage


Radiation-Induced Cutaneous Damage

?  Algorithm for Assessment of RICD | ?  Algorithm for Management of RICD (Acute and Late Effects) 

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Topic 762 Version 1.0


SUMMARY Radiation-induced cutaneous damage is a common sequela of radiation exposure, affecting up to 95 percent of patients who receive radiotherapy.(1–3) Skin damage can be either acute or chronic, based on the timing of presentation. Acute damage occurs within 90 days of exposure, and is dose dependent, ranging from transient erythema, to dry a

Radiation-induced cutaneous damage is a common sequela of radiation exposure. This topic describes management of acute and late effects of radiation