total skin electron beam radiation therapy

(TOH-tul skin ee-LEK-tron beem RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)

A type of radiation therapy using electrons that is directed at the entire surface of the body. This type of radiation goes into the outer layers of the skin, but does not go deeper into tissues and organs below the skin. Also called TSEB radiation therapy.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "total skin electron beam radiation therapy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "radioterapia total de la piel con haz de electrones"

Tipo de radioterapia en la que se usan electrones dirigidos a toda la superficie del cuerpo. Este tipo de radiación va a las capas superficiales de la piel, pero no penetra profundamente en los tejidos u órganos debajo de la piel. También se llama radioterapia TSEB.