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Dermatitis Actinica

Date: 1910 | Identifier: LL02.49.00.08
Dermatologic stereoview card. Front of card depicts a man with Dermatitis Actinica on his face. The reverse of the card describes the dermatologic conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment. The skin changes caused by the X-rays do not become perceptible until sometime after the exposure. The earliest manifestation, as a rule, is an erythema, like sunburn, which may appear in from one to seven days, and persist for several days or weeks. Dermatitis Actinica may also be known as X-ray burn or Roentgen ray dermatitis. more...