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July 1972

Acneform Changes in Areas of Cobalt Irradiation

Author Affiliations

New York

From the Department of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine, University Hospital (Drs. Baer and Trunnell), and Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital, New York (Drs. Baer and Michaelides).

Arch Dermatol. 1972;106(1):73-75. doi:10.1001/archderm.1972.01620100059015

Two patients developed an acneform eruption in skin areas on the trunk. Both patients had received cobalt radiation through the involved skin areas for treatment of internal tumors. The cutaneous changes in both cases responded to conventional therapy for acne.