Authors present a female patient suffered from alopecia areata caused by extrem solar abuse. Biological effects of ionizing radiation, the damages by free radicals and protection against oxidative damage are summerized. The main forms and risk factors of UV-radiation, skin damages by UV-Iight as well as the pathogenesis of the alopecia areata are reviewed.
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 20 2006|
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