What are the chemotherapy-related causes of melanonychia?

Updated: Sep 10, 2018
  • Author: Chris G Adigun, MD, FAAD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Chemotherapeutic causes of melanonychia are as follows (multiple bands):

  • Bleomycin sulfate

  • Busulfan

  • Cyclophosphamide

  • Dacarbazine

  • Daunorubicin hydrochloride

  • Doxorubicin

  • Etoposide

  • 5-Fluorouracil

  • Hydroxyurea [18, 19]

  • Melphalan hydrochloride

  • Methotrexate

  • Nitrogen mustard

  • Nitrosourea

  • Tegafur


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