Chronic Effects: Skin Atrophy
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                        Skin atrophy from radiation

Source: Gottlöber P, Steinert M, Weiss M, et al. The outcome of local radiation injuries: 14 years of follow-up after the Chernobyl accident. Radiat Res. 2001 Mar;155(3):409-16. [PubMed Citation]

Chernobyl accident patient with epidermal atrophy with loss of rete ridges, increased and swollen collagen fibers, ectatic vessels, absent dermal appendages, and sparse lymphocytic infiltrate.