Acute Effects: Blister
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Blister at the finger tip

Source: The radiological accident in Goiania: overview of dosimetric and medical aspects
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Patient EBS: Blister with yellowish contents developed on distal tip of third digit (red arrow) on October 17, 1987, 3 weeks after external exposure to Cs-137 in the Goiania accident (PDF - 6,560 KB). Residual erythema of second, third and fourth digits is also seen.