To the question of outcome of chronic radiation sickness

"Radiation and Risk", 2000, Special Issue, pp.118-129
Selected articles from the journal "Bulletin of Radiation Medicine", 1959, No. 3a, pp. 71-86


Baisogolov G.D., Lemberg V.K.


Data of clinical follow-up and pathology anatomical examination of two patients with chronic radiation sickness which can characterise two types of outcome of the disease, such as hypoplastic anaemia and acute leukaemia are given. It is suggested that marked atrophy of lymphatic tissue and complete aplasia of spermatogenic epithelium observed in both cases was associated with preceded exposure to radiation, developing hypo- and hyperplasia of hematopoietic tissue was too a variant of the outcome of the suffering.

Key words
Chronic radiation sickness, hypoplastic anemia, acute leukemia, atrophy of lymphatic tissue, complete aplasia of spermatogenic epithelium, radiation exposure, hematopoietic tissue.


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