TOXIC ERYTHEMA OF CHEMOTHERAPY SECONDARY TO DOCETAXEL
Shanki Kaundal and Meenakshi Patial*
Toxic erythema of chemotherapy is a self-limiting cutaneous toxicity reaction to chemotherapeutics agents such as taxanes, methotrexate, doxorubicin and others. The diagnosis is based mainly on the typical clinical presentation involving intertriginous and acral areas. Management includes supportive treatment in the form of emollients and topical steroids. The case discussed presented with erosions over intertriginous and periorbital region, after receiving docetaxel for breast carcinoma.
Keywords: Toxic erythema of chemotherapy, Eccrine glands, Docetaxel.
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