DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20164151

Two cases of palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia induced by capecitabine

Vinodkumar Mugada, Prashanth Pidaparthy, Satya Gopala Krishna Machara

Abstract


Palmar-Plantar Erythrodysesthesia (PPE) (or) Burgdorf’s Reaction (BR) (or) Hand-Foot Syndrome (HFS) is the most common and dose limiting reversible dermatologic adverse reaction induced by anticancer chemotherapy. We report two cases of palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia (or) hand-foot syndrome of varying degree of severity induced by capecitabine.


Keywords


Burgdorf’s reaction, Capecitabine, Hand foot syndrome, Palmar-Plantar erythrodysesthesia

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