Full thickness skin damage due to topical administration of 5-fluorouracil

H. Tsur, A. Borenstein, D. S. Seidman

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Abstract

A patient who developed full thickness skin damage treated with topical 5-fluorouracil is described. Extensive deep skin loss at sites treated with 5-fluorouracil has not been previously reported. The physician must be aware of the need for frequent examination of patients using this cytotoxic drug.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-264
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Plastic Surgery
Volume13
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1990

Keywords

  • 5-fluorouracil
  • Skin damage

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