"hand-foot" syndrome-an unusual case of Plantar pathology presenting to a burns unit

Ioannis Goutos, Magdalini Kaniorou-Larai, Peter Dziewulski

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Hand-foot or palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia syndrome is an infrequent complication of chemotherapy treatment. Patients present to a variety of disciplines, including burns specialists for treatment. The majority of patients respond to a combination of appropriate adjustments to their chemotherapy regimen and topical supportive therapy to the affected areas. We report a case of the syndrome referred for assessment and treatment to our burns unit and overview the differential diagnoses of palmar/plantar epidermal loss.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)529-532
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Burn Care and Research
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 2009
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Rehabilitation

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