Source: Steinert M, Weiss M, Gottlöber P, et al. Delayed effects of accidental cutaneous radiation exposure: fifteen years of follow-up after the Chernobyl accident. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Sep;49(3):417-23. [PubMed Citation]
Chronic effects: telangiectases and epidermal atrophy of radiation-exposed skin area of abdomen, 25 years after the Chernobyl accident. Skin fibrosis is palpable.