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Several different chemotherapeutic agents have been associated with palmar plantar erythrodysesthesia (PPE). Most frequently associated drugs include cytarabine, docetaxel, doxorubicin, liposomal-encapsulated doxorubicin, 5-fluorouracil, and capecitabine.


Chemotherapy drugs that can cause this syndrome include: [1]

Most Frequently Associated:

Less Frequently Associated:

Targeted Therapy Drugs Causing PPE:


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