INDICATIONS

MEDICAL INDICATIONS

The medical indications listed herein provide a good overview of the diseases which may be treated with low dose X-ray therapy. Patients are advised to consult their doctors in order to discuss if the radiotherapy treatment is recommended and applicable to their specific clinical case.

Painful degenrative-inflammatory benign diseases

Periarthritis humeroscapularis (shoulder joint, shoulder/arm-syndrome)

Epicondylitis humeri (elbow joint, tennis elbow)

Tendonitis, painful inflammation

Arthrosis deformans:

  • Omarthrosis (shoulder joint)

  • Coxarthrosis (hip joint)

  • Gonarthrosis (knee joint)

Degenerative diseases of the spine:

  • Chondrosis (narrowing of the intervertebral space)

  • Spondylosis deformans

  • Osteochondrosis

  • Spondylarthrosis

Achillodynia (heel spur)​

Myositis ossificans (Muscle Tissue Inflammation)

Herpes zoster (shingles, chronic pain)

Dermatological non-malignant diseases

Psoriasis (other treatments finished)

Itching dermatitis, chronic eczema, Psoriasis, benign growths (haemangioma)

Acute inflammations

Hidradenitis axillaris (acute, chronic abscessus of the sweat gland)

Furuncles in the face

Hypertrophic processes

Keloid scars (small, younger than 6 months)

Prophylaxis against keloids (immediately after the operation)

Morbus Ledderhose (plantar fibromatosis = hardening of the sole of the foot)

Dupuytren's contracture

Morbus Peyronie (induratio penisplastica)

Prophylaxis against gynaecomastia

Haemangiomas on the body surface

Prophylaxis against pterigyum (fleshy tissue) of the conjunctiva

Curative irradiation treatment

Basalioma and spinalioma ("light skin cancer")

Precancers of the skin (Bowens disease, Erythroplasie, Mb. Paget)

Basal cell carcinoma (basalioma) Squamous Cell Carcinoma:

  • Spinocellular carcinoma

  • Cutaneous T cell lymphoma (Mycosis fungoides)

  • Cutaneous B cell lymphoma

  • Merkel cell carcinoma

  • Lentigo melanoma

  • Kaposi's Sarcoma

Palliative treatment options

Skin and soft tissues metastases

Superficial local recurrences

Painful bone metastases

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