International Journal of Hematology-Oncology and Stem Cell Research 2018. 12(1):1-3.

Serpentine Supravenous Hyperpigmentation in an HIV Patient Receiving R-CHOP for DLBCL
Guido Lancman, Amir Steinberg, Janice Gabrilove

Abstract


Serpentine supravenous hyperpigmentation (SSH) is a rare vasculo-cutaneous entity that has been associated with peripheral infusion of chemotherapy agents, in particular 5-FU1-3,but also seen with docetaxel4,5, fotemustine6, and vinorelbine7. It consists of a marked hyperpigmentation along the superficial network of veins proximal to the chemotherapy infusion site and was originally described in a 1976 case report in association with 5-FU1. Here, for the first time, we report SSH in association with R-CHOP chemotherapy 


Keywords


Serpentine supravenous hyperpigmentation, SSH, Chemotherapy, R- CHOP, DLBCL

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