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- construcción de escala, severidad clínica, fotoenvejecimiento cutáneo, cara, validez de contenido; 610; construction of scale, clinical severity, skin photoaging, face, content validity; Medicina estética; Envejecimiento de la piel; Efectos de la radiación; Dermatología; Medicina
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Introduction: photoaging is caused mainly by chronic and cumulative UV exposure. The existing rankings and scales assess skin aging globally, and there is no tool that values exclusively cutaneous photoaging. Objectives: To construct and validate content of a scale for clinical assessment of cutaneous photodamage on the face. Materials and methods: content validity of a scale for clinical assessment of cutaneous photodamage on the face, built from the conceptual framework, and evaluated by 15 experts who handle medical specialties photoaging. The data were analyzed as follows: percentage of relevance; average; coefficient of variation (CV) and index content validity by item (CVII) of each item included in the scale. Results: For the 15 expert reviewers, the relevance of the 6 items included in the clinical criteria, throw an average of 4.2 / 5 with CVIi between 73.3% and 100% and CV below 20%; Furrow item had a CV of 26.93%; the relevance of the 5 items included in the background, throw an average of 3.9/5, one CVIi between 73.3% and 80% and CV between 33.67% and 39.84%. Discussion and conclusions: The content validity of the scale clinical criteria met at a high level with relevance, indicating that only appropriate and measured the dimensions of clinical grade skin photoaging in face evaluated by experts.