A 75-Year-Old Male Develops Painful Erythema Around His Nails After Starting Treatment

A 75-Year-Old Male Develops Painful Erythema Around His Nails After Starting Treatment

July 24, 2015

A 75-year-old male patient develops painful erythema around his nails 10 weeks after starting cancer treatment. Which medication is most likely responsible?

A 75-year-old male patient develops painful erythema around his nails 10 weeks after starting cancer treatment. According to the image below, which medication is most likely responsible?

Image courtesy of Shivani V. Tripathi, M.D.  and  Milan J. Anadkat, M.D.

What is your diagnosis?