Bleomycin-Induced Flagellate Erythema

Chun-Ching Lu; Ying-Yi Lu; Qing-Rui Wang; Chieh-Hsin Wu
June 2014
Balkan Medical Journal;Jun2014, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p189
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents the case study of a 32-year-old Taiwanese amn with mixed germ cell tumour of the anterior mediastinum. The patient reportedly received combination chemotherapy using bleomycin, cisplatin, and etoposide, however he developed pruritic erythematous linear papules and plaques on his back and unchal area several days into the treatment. It notes that the patient was presribed topical corcosteroids and oral antihistamine to relieve the chemotherapy's side effects.


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