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DURO MOTA, E.; CAMPILLOS PAEZ, M. T.  y  CAUSIN SERRANO, S.. Sun and sunscreens. Medifam [online]. 2003, vol.13, n.3, pp.39-45. ISSN 1131-5768.

Sunlight, a crucial ingredient for life, may prove harmful for the skin under some circumstances. Several related cutaneous disorders are sunburn, photodematosis, photoageing or inmunosuppression.  Sunbathing with the only scope of getting a tan is not advisable. Ultraviolet rays may origin serious skin diseases. Learning to enjoy safely sunbathing requires basic photoprotection concepts.

Palabras clave : Sunscreens; Solar radiation; Sunburn; Skin cancer; Suntan.

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