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Reticulate Hyperpigmentation secondary to 5-fluorouracil and idarubicin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16167426     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although cutaneous reactions from antineoplastic therapy are common, a reticulate pattern of hyperpigmentation has not been frequently reported in the literature. We report 2 cases of reticulate hyperpigmentation associated with cancer chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil and idarubicin. These 2 cases serve to raise awareness of this particular pattern of hyperpigmentation as a potential side effect of chemotherapeutic regimens.
Reena Jogi; Mary Garman; Josie Pielop; Ida Orengo; Sylvia Hsu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1545-9616     ISO Abbreviation:  J Drugs Dermatol     Publication Date:    2005 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-19     Completed Date:  2005-10-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101160020     Medline TA:  J Drugs Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  652-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / complications,  drug therapy
Cytarabine / therapeutic use
Fluorouracil / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Hyperpigmentation / chemically induced*,  pathology*
Idarubicin / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Leukemia, Myeloid / complications,  drug therapy
Middle Aged
Parotid Neoplasms / complications,  drug therapy
Skin / pathology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibiotics, Antineoplastic; 0/Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic; 147-94-4/Cytarabine; 51-21-8/Fluorouracil; 58957-92-9/Idarubicin

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