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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 350--352

Topical menthol for treatment of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy


Department of Medical Oncology, San Salvatore Hospital, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy

Correspondence Address:
Alessio Cortellini
Medical Oncology Unit, St. Salvatore Hospital, University of L'Aquila, ASL1 Abruzzo, Via Vetoio, 67100 L'Aquila
Italy
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DOI: 10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_23_17

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Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy is a frequent treatment-limiting factor that significantly impairs patients' everyday life, also because of a lack of valid palliative options. Here, we report a case of a male patient with a history of metastatic colon cancer and previous chemotherapies. He came to our attention with a peripheral neuropathy that impaired his quality of life and could limit the further line of chemotherapy. We treated the neuropathy with menthol aqueous cream with benefit.






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