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Triad of trichomegaly, alopecia and male-pattern hair growth during treatment with erlotinib in non-small-cell lung cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20108129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
INTRODUCTION: Description of the cutaneous side effects of erlotinib.
MATERIALS: Report with images of a single case.
METHODS: Case report and review of the literature.
CONCLUSION: Erlotinib is associated with significant cutaneous toxicity which should be recognised and managed appropriately.
P Forde; C Murphy; C O'Sullivan; D Carney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-01-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Irish journal of medical science     Volume:  180     ISSN:  1863-4362     ISO Abbreviation:  Ir J Med Sci     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-21     Completed Date:  2011-06-16     Revised Date:  2013-06-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806864     Medline TA:  Ir J Med Sci     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7, Ireland.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / drug therapy*
Alopecia / chemically induced*
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung / drug therapy*
Eyelashes / drug effects
Hypertrichosis / chemically induced*
Lung Neoplasms / drug therapy*
Middle Aged
Quinazolines / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use*
Receptor, Epidermal Growth Factor / antagonists & inhibitors*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Quinazolines; EC, Epidermal Growth Factor; J4T82NDH7E/erlotinib

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