Cetuximab and panitumumab in a patient with colon cancer and concomitant chronic skin disease: A potential beneficial effect on psoriasis vulgaris
Ken Okamoto, Michiya Kobayashi, Department of Human Health and Medical Sciences, Kochi Medical School Hospital, Kochi 783-8505, Japan
Hiromichi Maeda, Cancer Treatment Center, Kochi Medical School Hospital, Kochi 783-8505, Japan
Takeo Shiga, Department of Dermatology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi 783-8505, Japan
Mai Shiga, Ken Dabanaka, Kazuhiro Hanazaki, Department of Surgery, Kochi Medical School, Kochi 783-8505, Japan
Author contributions: Okamoto K, Hanazaki K and Kobayashi M designed the report; Okamoto K, Shiga T, Shiga M and Dabanaka K were attending doctors for the patients and performed surgical operation; Okamoto K and Maeda H wrote the manuscript.
Ethics approval: Kochi Medical School Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviewed this study, and judged that there is no necessity to discuss this study (case report) in IRB.
Informed consent: The patient provided written informed consent for this case report.
Conflict-of-interest: There is no conflict of interest.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Ken Okamoto, Department of Human Health and Medical Sciences, Kochi Medical School Hospital, Kohasu, Oko-cho, Nankoku-city, Kochi 783-8505, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: October 6, 2014
Peer-review started: October 6, 2014
First decision: October 29, 2014
Revised: November 12, 2014
Accepted: December 19, 2014
Article in press: December 22, 2014
Published online: March 28, 2015