Fitzpatrick skin type

Fitzpatrick skin type

(fits-pa′trik)
[T. B. Fitzpatrick, U.S. Dermatologist, 1919–2003]
A classification system for determining how reactive a person's skin is to ultraviolet light. The system divides people into six phototypes, numbered I to VI. Type I skin type is the fairest, most freckled, and most susceptible to photodamage or damage by laser treatments. Type VI is the darkest skin type and the most resistant to sunburn and photodamage.
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When stratification was made over baseline VASI score, duration of vitiligo and Fitzpatrick skin type in both the groups, efficacy did not show significant difference in both the groups (Table 3).
6%) have Fitzpatrick skin type 1 or 2 (white skin that burns easily and doesn't readily tan).
Instead, it includes every Fitzpatrick skin type, from fair-skinned redheads to the darkest brown and black skins.
The Fitzpatrick skin type classification is based on a person's reaction to sun exposure.
All patients in the study were classified according to their Fitzpatrick skin type as follows:
2]) were adjusted according to the Fitzpatrick skin type and the area of the skin in the body to which the procedure would be applied.
Tatt2Away can treat all coloured tattoos but it can't treat patients who are a Fitzpatrick skin Type 3 or above, as these skin types are often more prone to hypo-pigmentation.
3], we calculated the amounts produced from everyday outdoor UV dose estimates (Godar 2001) according to sex, age, Fitzpatrick skin type (Fitzpatrick 1988), clothing (Matsuoka ct al.
from Copenhagen conducted a randomized, double-blind trial in 20 healthy volunteers (age range, 23 to 62 years) with Fitzpatrick skin type I to III to evaluate the effect of topical corticosteroids in treating acute sunburn.
To study this, 3-mm full-thickness punch biopsies of skin were collected from sun-protected and sun-exposed sites from 16 healthy women aged 25-73 of Fitzpatrick skin type I and II.
A 38-year-old woman with Fitzpatrick skin type I presented to our contact dermatitis clinic with a 10-year history of painful ulcerations on her tongue.
60% of patients belonged to Fitzpatrick skin type IV.