Free Oxygen Radicals in Dermatology

Authors: V. Resl;  J. Racek;  V. Holeček;  T. Fikrle;  P. Cetkovská
Authors‘ workplace: Dermatovenerologická klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň přednosta prof. MUDr. Vladimír Resl, CSc Ústav kliniké biochemie a laboratorní diagnostiky LF UK a FN Plzeň, přednosta prof. MUDr. Jaroslav Racek, CSc
Published in: Čes-slov Derm, , 2001, No. 2, p. 83-89


In the submitted review the authors summarize the most recent steadily increasing findings onfree oxygen radicals and their importance in dermatovenereology. The authors analyze the importance of antioxidants and their possible therapeutic effect. Special attention is devoted to thedevelopment of free radicals during irradiation of the skin with ultraviolet rays, during photodynamic therapy and in skin tumours. The pathogenetic influence is described in many other clinicalunits and conditions such as psoriasis, seborrhoic dermatitis, acne, rosacea, autoimmuneconditions,vasculitis, vitiligo, burns, keloids, scleroderma, ulcerations, healing of skin wounds and skin trans-plantations.

Key words:
free oxygen radicals and dermatovenereology - antioxidants and dermatovenereology- ultraviolet radiation

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