Neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis in a patient with FOLFOX chemotherapy

Ana Cristina da Silva Sousa, Rita Venina Amaral Guedes Pereira, Nuno Miguel Bouças Vasconcelos Noronha Menezes, Antónia Maria Cruz Furtado, Armando Manuel Baptista
Acta Dermatovenerologica Alpina, Panonica, et Adriatica 2018, 27 (4): 207-209
This case study describes a 37-year-old Caucasian male with pruritic papules and plaques-some with central erosion-on the arms, neck, and trunk that appeared after chemotherapy with FOLFOX (folinic acid, fluorouacil, and oxiliplatin) for colon cancer. A histological examination showed features of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis due to FOLFOX.

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