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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
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CRIADO, Paulo Ricardo and LIMA, Aline Angélica Porto Rocha. Blepharitis and trichomegaly induced by cetuximab. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2010, vol.85, n.6, pp.919-920. ISSN 0365-0596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962010000600025.
This report describes the case of a 41-year old woman in treatment for advanced colorectal cancer who developed severe bilateral blepharitis and trichomegaly after the second dose of cetuximab. Cetuximab-related eyelid toxicity has been described previously; however, its pathogenesis has not yet been clearly established.
Keywords : Leprosy; Leprosy, lepromatous; Leprosy, borderline.