Hand Foot Syndrome

A ‘crisis’ in sickle cell anaemia caused by sludging of red cells in vessels and characterised by symmetric infarction of the small bones of the hand and foot, periosteal neo-osteogenesis, pain and swelling that may occur as early as the age of 18 months, often resolving spontaneously within 1–4 weeks
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We report sunitinib-induced hand foot syndrome in a 65-year-old Kashmiri male and review the literature.
An independent randomized phase III study also showed that celecoxib reduced capecitabine induced hand foot syndrome that was observed by Dr.
Drug-related adverse events (all grades) were consistent with those observed in previous clinical trials and included: rash, diarrhea, hand foot syndrome, hair loss, itching, nausea, hypertension, and fatigue.