Fitzpatrick scale

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Fitzpatrick scale

DERMATOLOGY

A system used to stratify skin types based on reactivity to sun, ranging from type I–which burns easily, is very pale and found on those of Celtic stock to type VI, which rarely burns, is very dark and found on those of African and Indian descent.

Synonyms Fitzpatrick phototyping scale, Fitzpatrick skin typing test 

Reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fitzpatrick_scale

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