What is Plaque Radiation?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Radiation Therapy

Plaque radiation is a type of internal radiation therapy that delivers radiation through the use of a radioactive plaque. This type of radiation treatment is commonly used for the treatment of melanomas in the eye.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Plaque Radiation

Side effect Patients
Vision loss 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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There are no evaluations for Plaque Radiation.