Minimal erythema dose and minimal melanogenesis dose relate better to objectively measured skin type than to Fitzpatricks skin type

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Abstract

Fitzpatrick skin type (FST I-IV) is a subjective expression of ultraviolet (UV) sensitivity based on erythema and tanning reactivity after a single exposure. Pigment protection factor (PPF) is an objective measurement of skin sensitivity in all skin types after a single exposure.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPhotodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine
Volume26
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)280-4
Number of pages5
ISSN0905-4383
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2010

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