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Title: Facial reconstruction for radiation-induced skin cancer

Abstract

Radiation-induced skin cancers can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Typically, a patient who has received orthovoltage radiotherapy for disorders such as acne, eczema, tinea capitis, skin tuberculosis, and skin cancer can expect that aggressive skin cancers and chronic radiodermatitis may develop subsequently. Cryptic facial cancers can lead to metastases and death. Prophylactic widefield excision of previously irradiated facial skin that has been subject to multiple recurrent skin cancers is suggested as a method of deterring future cutaneous malignancy and metastases. The use of tissue expanders and full-thickness skin grafts offers an expedient and successful method of subsequent reconstruction.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. (Univ. of Chicago, IL (USA))
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7191108
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Archives of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery; (USA)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 116:4; Journal ID: ISSN 0886-4470
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; NEOPLASMS; RADIOINDUCTION; RADIOTHERAPY; SIDE EFFECTS; SKIN; BIOLOGICAL RADIATION EFFECTS; RADIODERMATITIS; SURGERY; BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; BODY; DERMATITIS; DISEASES; INJURIES; LOCAL RADIATION EFFECTS; MEDICINE; NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ORGANS; RADIATION EFFECTS; RADIATION INJURIES; RADIOLOGY; SKIN DISEASES; THERAPY; 560151* - Radiation Effects on Animals- Man

Citation Formats

Panje, W.R., and Dobleman, T.J.. Facial reconstruction for radiation-induced skin cancer. United States: N. p., 1990. Web. doi:10.1001/archotol.1990.01870040092021.
Panje, W.R., & Dobleman, T.J.. Facial reconstruction for radiation-induced skin cancer. United States. doi:10.1001/archotol.1990.01870040092021.
Panje, W.R., and Dobleman, T.J.. Sun . "Facial reconstruction for radiation-induced skin cancer". United States. doi:10.1001/archotol.1990.01870040092021.
@article{osti_7191108,
title = {Facial reconstruction for radiation-induced skin cancer},
author = {Panje, W.R. and Dobleman, T.J.},
abstractNote = {Radiation-induced skin cancers can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Typically, a patient who has received orthovoltage radiotherapy for disorders such as acne, eczema, tinea capitis, skin tuberculosis, and skin cancer can expect that aggressive skin cancers and chronic radiodermatitis may develop subsequently. Cryptic facial cancers can lead to metastases and death. Prophylactic widefield excision of previously irradiated facial skin that has been subject to multiple recurrent skin cancers is suggested as a method of deterring future cutaneous malignancy and metastases. The use of tissue expanders and full-thickness skin grafts offers an expedient and successful method of subsequent reconstruction.},
doi = {10.1001/archotol.1990.01870040092021},
journal = {Archives of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery; (USA)},
issn = {0886-4470},
number = ,
volume = 116:4,
place = {United States},
year = {1990},
month = {4}
}