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Name: Journal of pain and symptom management
The 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (22q11.2DS) occurs in ~1:3,000-6,000 individuals. Features less typically associated with 22q11.2DS, such as orthopedic manifestations, may be overlooked or may not lead ...
Cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Recent improved therapies have resulted in more patients surviving cancer and living longer. Despite these advances, the major...
The Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (previously algodystrophy) is a rare affliction that usually affects a distal extremity (hand, foot). It occurs most frequently within weeks following a traumatic in...
Pazopanib is an effective treatment option for renal cell carcinoma (RCC). However, the therapy is often limited by the appearance of adverse events (AEs), including nausea/vomiting, hepatic impairmen...
Chemotherapy with docetaxel remains as the effective therapy to suppress castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) in some patients. However, most chemotherapy with docetaxel eventually fails with t...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether henna paste is effective in the treatment of hand-foot skin syndrome, induced by the drugs Capecitabine and pegylated liposomal doxorubici...
Although pyridoxine has been used empirically for the prevention of capecitabine associated hand-foot syndrome (HFS), its efficacy needs to be demonstrated in prospective controlled trials...
RATIONALE: Pyridoxine may help prevent hand-foot syndrome caused by capecitabine in patients with cancer. It is not yet known whether pyridoxine is more effective than a placebo in prevent...
Comparative analysis of the severity of Hand-Foot-Syndrome (HFS) of palms treated with brimonidine tartrate gel or with standard care Urea 10% containing lotion in cancer patients receivin...
RATIONALE: Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) may prevent or lessen hand-foot syndrome caused by chemotherapy. It is not yet known whether pyridoxine is more effective than a placebo in preventing ha...
A specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of foot disorders and injuries and anatomic defects of the foot.
Chemotherapy-induced dermal side effects that are associated with the use of various CYTOSTATIC AGENTS. Symptoms range from mild ERYTHEMA and/or PARESTHESIA to severe ulcerative dermatitis with debilitating pain involving typically palmoplantar and intertriginous areas. These cutaneous manifestations are sometimes accompanied by nail anomalies.
The farthest or outermost projections of the body, such as the HAND and FOOT.
Entrapment of the distal branches of the posterior TIBIAL NERVE (which divides into the medial plantar, lateral plantar, and calcanial nerves) in the tarsal tunnel, which lies posterior to the internal malleolus and beneath the retinaculum of the flexor muscles of the foot. Symptoms include ankle pain radiating into the foot which tends to be aggravated by walking. Examination may reveal Tinel's sign (radiating pain following nerve percussion) over the tibial nerve at the ankle, weakness and atrophy of the small foot muscles, or loss of sensation in the foot. (From Foot Ankle 1990;11(1):47-52)
A congenital anomaly of the hand or foot, marked by the presence of supernumerary digits.