This slide show highlights some of the cutaneous side effects related to the use of epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors (EGFRI).
Shivani Tripathi, MD
A 75-year-old male patient develops painful erythema around his nails 10 weeks after starting cancer treatment. Which medication is most likely responsible?
A 68-year-old woman with a history of aggressive NHL developed hyperpigmented patches on her tongue two months after starting her R-CHOP chemotherapy regimen. Which medication was likely the cause, and which other location would you expect hyperpigmentation on this patient?
A 60-year-old man presents with localized tender plaques of hyperkeratosis and a surrounding erythematous halo on the weight-bearing plantar aspect of his feet after beginning cancer treatment. Which medication is responsible for this cutaneous presentation and what is the name of this reaction?