[Topical Vitamin E and ultraviolet radiation on human skin].

ArticleinMedicina cutánea ibero-latino-americana 18(4):269-72 · February 1990with6 Reads
Source: PubMed


    The point is the relation between the tissue damage caused by UV radiations, the production of free radicals (lipoperoxidation) and the particular action of vitamin E on human skin. Through histopathologic changes and malondialdehyde dosification results, are analyzed, therefore a close relation between UV radiation, free radicals, lipoperoxidation, and tissue damage, is proved on human skin. Furthermore the protective action of topic vitamin E antioxidant which diminishes the lipoperoxidation and the tissue damage is apparent.