Research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: ultraviolet radiation and the skin

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in ultraviolet radiation and the skin.



This document provides information on ultraviolet radiation and the skin. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr Tony Fisher, Medical Author, Medical Text, Edinburgh and validated by Professor LE Rhodes Photobiology Unit, University of Manchester, Salford Royal Foundation Hospital.

Published 1 September 2008