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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 101

of 'Cutaneous side effects of conventional chemotherapy agents'

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Distinctive acral erythema occurring during therapy for severe myelogenous leukemia.
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Levine LE, Medenica MM, Lorincz AL, Soltani K, Raab B, Ma A
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Arch Dermatol. 1985;121(1):102.
 
A distinctive acral erythema developed in four patients with myelogenous leukemia, subsequent to blood transfusions and intensive chemotherapy with cytarabine. The clinical and histopathologic features of the eruption were suggestive of a drug-induced toxic eruption. To our knowledge, only one previous similar case has been reported in the literature. For patients in whom this self-limited condition develops, reassurance should serve as the mainstay of therapy.
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