Radiation recall dermatitis

Guarneri, Claudio; Guarneri, Biagio
February 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE150
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 66-year-old women with metastatic breast cancer. It describes the causes that sent the woman to the hospital, including a progressive disease in the lungs and a painful metastatic lesion in the left ischium. It was found that the woman suffered from radiation recall dermatitis at the site of previous irradiation. Lesions are described as exhibiting erythema and edema, among other conditions.


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