Tamara LaCouture, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Tamara LaCouture

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Radiation Recall (radiation dermatitis, recall phenomenon) ICD-9 990

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? This was first described in a publication by D’Angio in1959 describing radiation recall associated with actinomycin D. Radiation recall phenomenon is well recognized, but the pathophysiology is poorly understood. Infrequently seen clinically and usually associated with the skin, the reaction can also occur in other organs such as the…

Radiation Dermatitis (radiodermatitis, radiation epidermitis, radiation skin toxicity, acute radiation skin reaction, late radiation skin reaction, post-irradiation morphea)

Radiation Dermatitis (radiodermatitis, radiation epidermitis, radiation skin toxicity, acute radiation skin reaction, late radiation skin reaction, post-irradiation morphea) ICD-9 692.82 History of Radiation Dermatitis Earliest reports of radiation-induced skin changes date back to 1896, 9 months after Roentgen’s discovery. Clarence E. Dally, a colleague of Thomas Edison participating in fluorescent lamp construction, developed epilation, skin…

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