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Basal cell carcinoma and World War II-era cathode ray oscilloscope exposure.

Authors
  • Cognetta, Armand B
  • Green, W Harris
  • Marks, Maria M
  • Manausa, Robert M
  • Horenstein, Marcelo G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2005
Volume
52
Issue
2 Suppl 1
Pages
1–7
Identifiers
PMID: 15692502
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This descriptive study is the first to suggest that ionizing radiation from early CRT oscilloscopes may be a factor in the development of multiple BCCs of the head and neck with increased subclinical spread.

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