radiodermatitis


radiodermatitis
Dermatitis due to exposure to x-rays or gamma rays causing ionization of tissue water with acute changes resembling thermal injury.

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ra·dio·der·ma·ti·tis -.dər-mə-'tīt-əs n, pl -ti·tis·es or -tit·i·des -'tit-ə-.dēz dermatitis resulting from overexposure to sources of radiant energy (as X-rays or radium)

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n.
inflammation of the skin after exposure to ionizing radiation. This may occur after a short dose of heavy radiation (radiotherapy or atomic explosions) or to prolonged exposure to small doses, as may happen accidentally to X-ray workers. The skin becomes dry, hairless, and atrophied, losing its colouring.

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ra·dio·der·ma·ti·tis (ra″de-o-dur″mə-tiґtis) radiation dermatitis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • radiodermatitis — f. dermat. Lesión en la piel debido a la incidencia de radiaciones ionizantes. Las lesiones pueden aparecer poco después de la exposición o mucho después. Las prematuras suelen producir una zona de enrojecimiento, edemas y bullas; en los casos… …   Diccionario médico

  • Radiodermatitis — is a skin disease associated with prolonged exposure to radiation. It is most commonly found in people working in the medical field who worked extensively with imaging devices. New cases are less common now than they were at the advent of these… …   Wikipedia

  • radiodermatitis — radiodermatìtis m DEFINICIJA term. posljedica djelovanja ionizirajućeg zračenja na kožu ETIMOLOGIJA radio 2 + v. dermatitis …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Radiodermatitis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 L58 Radiodermatitis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • radiodermatitis — noun dermatitis caused by ionizing radiation …   Wiktionary

  • Radiodermatitis — Strahlendermatitis …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Radiodermatitis — Radio|dermati̱tis [↑radio... u. ↑Dermatitis] oder …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Radiodermatitis — Ra|dio|der|ma|ti|tis . Ra|dio|der|mi|tis die; , ...itiden: durch ionisierende Strahlung hervorgerufene Hautentzündung mit Rötung u. Blasenbildung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • radiodermatitis — ra·dio·dermatitis …   English syllables

  • radiodermatitis — n. inflammation of the skin after exposure to ionizing radiation. This may occur after a short dose of heavy radiation (radiotherapy or atomic explosions) or prolonged exposure to small doses, as may happen accidentally to X ray workers. The skin …   The new mediacal dictionary


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