The influence of ultraviolet radiation on the aging process of the skin

Authors

  • Adriana Polańska Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
  • Paulina Cieplewicz Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
  • Zygmunt Adamski Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
  • Ryszard Żaba Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
  • Aleksandra Dańczak‑Pazdrowska Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20883/jofa.8

Keywords:

ultraviolet radiation, UVR, UVA, skin cancers, non‑melanoma skin cancers

Abstract

Skin as the largest organ of the human body is constantly exposured to solar radiation. Photoaging describes the influence of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) on the skin exposed to light. A typical histopathological indicator of skin aging is the phenomenon of elastosis, which is the accumulation of amorphous elastin and tropoelastine in the reticular layer of the dermis. The presented study summarizes pathogenesis and clinical features related to chronic exposition of skin to UVR.

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2019-02-10

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Polańska A, Cieplewicz P, Adamski Z, Żaba R, Dańczak‑Pazdrowska A. The influence of ultraviolet radiation on the aging process of the skin. JoFA [Internet]. 2019 Feb. 10 [cited 2024 Jul. 24];2(1):28-37. Available from: https://jofa.ump.edu.pl/index.php/jofa/article/view/10

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