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Palmar fasciitis and arthritis in a patient with an extraovarian adenocarcinoma of the coelomic epithelium.
  1. P H Willemse,
  2. N H Mulder,
  3. H J van de Tempel,
  4. J G Aalders,
  5. D T Sleijfer
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands.


    A 54 year old woman presented with an intra-abdominal adenocarcinoma of primary coelomic origin and a syndrome of palmar fasciitis and arthritis, which was exacerbated during treatment by combination chemotherapy with intravenous carboplatin 300 mg/m2 and cyclophosphamide 750 mg/m2, while the tumour responded well.

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