Acute Radiation Syndrome

Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS) (sometimes known as radiation toxicity or radiation sickness) is an acute illness brought on by irradiation of the entire body by a high dose of penetrating radiation in an short period of time. Acute radiation Syndrome, also known because radiation poisoning, light sickness or light toxicity, is an accumulation health effects which usually present within 24 hours of exposure to high variety of ionizing radiation.