HAND FOOT SYNDROME SECONDARY TO SUNITINIB- A CASE REPORT
Dr. Prajul Mehta and Dr. Sakshi Bhota*
Hand-foot syndrome, also known as palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesiais or Burgdorf reaction, is a common dermatologic reaction to certain anticancer therapies. It is characterized by palmoplantar dysesthesia that may progresses to a burning pain followed by well-defined swelling, erythema and ulceration. There are few reports stating that sunitinib can produce a hand-foot skin reaction. We report a case of hand-foot skin reaction (HFSR) in a patient being treated with sunitinib.
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