2006
DOI: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.2005.31713
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Subungual Verrucous Carcinoma of the Thumb Treated by Intra-arterial Infusion with Methotrexate

Abstract: BACKGROUND. For preservation of integrity of appearance and function in a 66-year-old male with an extremely rare case of verrucous carcinoma developing from the subungium of his right thumb, intra-arterial infusion with methotrexate was used.

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“…No catheter-related complications were recorded, whereas bone marrow and mucosal toxicity were mild and tolerable [10]. Favorable results with slightly modiWed chemotherapy regimen were reported by the same group in a smaller series of 4 patients with penile verrucous carcinoma [11] as well as in a patient with subungual [12] and lower lip verrucous carcinoma [13].…”
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“…No catheter-related complications were recorded, whereas bone marrow and mucosal toxicity were mild and tolerable [10]. Favorable results with slightly modiWed chemotherapy regimen were reported by the same group in a smaller series of 4 patients with penile verrucous carcinoma [11] as well as in a patient with subungual [12] and lower lip verrucous carcinoma [13].…”
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“…McKee et al [8] and Matoso et al [9] reported finger VC originating from the subungual region. Dobson et al [10] and Sheen et al [11] reported VC originating from the thumb subungual area. Fewer cases originating from the toenails compared to cases from the fingernails have been reported.…”
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“…Recently, a case report documented a VC treated by intra-arterial infusion of methotrexate (every 24 hours for 10 days) that achieved a cure with a remission of more than 4 years. 13 There are reports that recommend external radiation as a treatment option before considering amputation and as a salvage therapy for all unresectable VC. 24 However, radiotherapy has also been linked to an increased likelihood of metastasis.…”
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confidence: 99%