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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia  listen  (PAL-mer-PLAN-ter eh-RITH-roh-DIS-es-THEE-zhuh)

  A condition marked by pain, swelling, numbness, tingling, or redness of the hands or feet. It sometimes occurs as a side effect of certain anticancer drugs. Also called hand-foot syndrome.