Lower limbs erosions induced by sunitinib.

  title={Lower limbs erosions induced by sunitinib.},
  author={Nicolas Kluger and Ang{\'e}lique Chapelle and William Jacot and Bernard Guillot},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  volume={91 3},
Sunitinib, a multi-targeted kinase inhibitor (MKI) affecting tumour cell angiogenesis and proliferation, has been approved for the treatment of gastrointestinal tumours and advanced renal cell cancer. However, approximately 80% of patients experience cutaneous side effects (1,2). Leg erosions/ulcers have very occasionally been reported in patients treated with MKIs (3-6). We report a severe new case involving hand-and-foot skin reactions and subungual splinter haemorrhages that prompted us to… CONTINUE READING


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