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Revista chilena de cardiología

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SALAS, José Pascual; GAXIOLA, Efraín; TEJEDA, Yara Itzel  and  MENDEZ, Alan. Cutaneous radiation injury after failed percutaneous coronary angioplasty. Rev Chil Cardiol [online]. 2018, vol.37, n.2, pp.115-119. ISSN 0718-8560.

Cutaneous radiation injuries are an infrequent complication, with an estimated 3.600 cases of major injuries reported up to now. We present a case of a major erythematous lesion induced by radiation after failed coronary angioplasty and consecutive coronary rotablation.

Keywords : radiation; cutaneous injury; percutaneous coronary angioplasty.

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