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October 2010

Docetaxel Recall Phenomenon at the Site of Previous Drug Extravasation

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Departments of Dermatology (Drs Díaz Ley, Guhl Millán, Sanchez Perez, and García Díez) and Pathology (Dr Fraga), Hospital Universitario de La Princesa, Madrid, Spain.

Arch Dermatol. 2010;146(10):1190-1191. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2010.291

Chemotherapy-induced recall dermatitis is a phenomenon whereby the administration of a chemotherapeutic agent induces an inflammatory reaction at a previously injured site. Among the reported cases of this condition, most correspond to irradiation recall phenomenon; however, a few cases of chemotherapy recall phenomenon due to extravasation have been reported.1-5 We report herein a case of an extravasation recall phenomenon induced by docetaxel.

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