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.
Hand foot syndrome in sickle cell anaemia (two case reports).
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.