Acne induced by anti–epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) has been well described. Recently, 2 cases of trichomegaly and 1 case of hypertrichosis of the chest have been reported in association with anti-EGFR therapies.1- 3 We report the first case to our knowledge of facial hypertrichosis after treatment with cetuximab, an anti-EGFR monoclonal antibody.
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