A man in his 70s with stage III colon cancer presented to a new primary care clinician to establish care. His only symptoms were numbness and occasional tingling in his fingers and toes. Eight months before, he had completed 3 months of adjuvant chemotherapy with capecitabine and oxaliplatin. His symptoms had started during the last month of chemotherapy, worsened for 2 months, and remained stable since. He had trouble tying his shoes and putting up delicate Christmas ornaments with his grandchildren. His only medication was losartan. He had no other neurological deficits.
Desai N, Arora N, Gupta A. Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(7):766–767. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.1812
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