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Fröhlich et al. [5] examined 231 patients and found complete relief of symptoms in 89 patients (38%); in 92 patients (40%) there was clear improvement and only 2 patients did not react to radiotherapy. No side-effects were noted.

In the same year Seegenschmiedt et al. [6] examined patients treated with radiotherapy for benign diseases; among them were 221 HS patients. They found significant geographic and institutional variations in the treatment schedules. The doses prescribed were mostly in the low dose range and the treatments were mostly carried out by radiation oncologists. There was a decrease of orthovoltage units and a demand for more mega voltage units, which compromises the treatment's cost-effectiveness. Side-effects with this treatment modality are very rare, especially if the dose schedules are carefully followed. Even after several series of treatments the total dose per lifetime per field should not exceed 12 Gy.

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