Giampaolo Talamo, MD

DEVZ PHARMACY II

PO BOX 871249

Articles

Docetaxel-Related Onycholysis

September 14, 2005

A 54-year-old woman with breast cancer metastatic to the lungs had been treated with four courses of docetaxel, to which she partially responded. Following the first cycle of chemotherapy, the patient experienced arrested growth of her fingernails and toenails. Progressively worsening onycholysis then developed.