Cutaneous reactions to pediatric cancer treatment: Part I. Conventional chemotherapy

Dana Sous, Amy E. Armstrong, Jennifer T. Huang, Sonal Shah, Valerie M. Carlberg, Carrie C. Coughlin

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Chemotherapies often cause side effects of the skin, nails, and mucosal surfaces. These mucocutaneous toxicities contribute to morbidity and affect quality of life. Identification and management of these drug-induced eruptions is vital to allow for continuation of essential therapies. This review demonstrates the wide range of chemotherapy-induced cutaneous toxicities in children and includes clues for diagnosis as well as tips for counseling and management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-17
Number of pages10
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • cancer
  • chemotherapy
  • cutaneous reaction
  • pediatric
  • skin


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