erythrodysesthesia syndrome

[ ĭ-rĭth′rō-dĭs′ĭs-thēzhə ]

n.

A condition caused by continuous infusion therapy and resulting in a tingling sensation of the palms and soles, progressing to severe pain and tenderness with erythema and edema.

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