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Table 2 Acute skin toxicity rates

From: Hypericum perforatum and neem oil for the management of acute skin toxicity in head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiation or chemo-radiation: a single-arm prospective observational study

   Maximum detected Treatment end
Acute skin toxicity Grade Patients (%) Patients (%)
No change over baseline 0 0 (0) 1 (3.5)
Follicular, faint or dull erythema/epilation/dry desquamation/decreased sweating 1 2 (7) 9 (32)
Tender or bright erythema, patchy moist desquamation/moderate edema 2 19 (68) 17 (61)
Confluent, moist desquamation other than skin folds, pitting edema 3 7 (25) 1 (3.5)
Ulceration, hemorrage, necrosis 4 0 0 (0)