palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia

Definition / meaning of palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia

A condition marked by pain, swelling, numbness, tingling, or redness of the hands or feet. It sometimes occurs as a side effect of certain anticancer drugs. Also called hand-foot syndrome.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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