Skin and nail changes in children with sickle cell anemia receiving hydroxyurea therapy.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
Skin and nail changes from long-term hydroxyurea therapy are reported in adults. Skin and nail changes, including nail hyperpigmentation, longitudinal bands, and hyperpigmentation of the palms and other skin surfaces, developed in 7 children with sickle cell anemia after 6 to 16 weeks of hydroxyurea therapy. Cutaneous and nail changes may occur in children receiving hydroxyurea.
- O'branski, EE; Ware, RE; Prose, NS; Kinney, TR
- May 2001
Volume / Issue
- 44 / 5
Start / End Page
- 859 - 861
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States