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Skin and Vascular

  • Mary OBrien
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3.1 Fitzpatrick Skin Type Classification

Fitzpatrick TB. The validity and practicality of sun reactive skin type I through VI. Arch Dermatol 1988;124:869–871

Skin type

Tanning response

Skin color

 

I

Always burns, never tans

White, freckled

 

II

Burns easily, tans with difficulty

White

 

III

Mild burn, average tan

White to olive

 

IV

Rarely burns, tans easily

Brown

 

V

Very rarely burns, tans very easily

Dark brown

 

VI

Never burns, tans easily

Black

 

Keywords

Vascular Malformation Soft Tissue Tumor Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Vascular Anomaly Lymphatic Malformation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary OBrien
    • 1
  1. 1.Consultant Plastic and Hand SurgeonPulvertaft Hand CentreDerbyUK

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