Actinic keratoses induced by a sunbedBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6934.977b (Published 09 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:977
- N H Cox
- Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle CA2 7HY.
EDITOR, - In response to David Shuttleworth's editorial on the risks of sunbeds1 E L Speight and colleagues report on a patient with actinic keratoses dueto use of a sunbed.2 I report an additional case of this adverse effect.
A 50 year old woman had a six month history of pruritic rash on the legs which had been unsuccessfully treated as eczema. Examination showed hundreds of discrete hard scaling lesions - clinically actinic …