Hydroxyurea; Essential thrombocytosis; Grey nail


Journal of Skin Care and Cosmetic Surgery

Iatrogenic Blue-Grey of the Nails Caused By Hydroxyurea

Author(s): Asmae Rasso*, K Elboukhari, Baybay Selloudi Z, Douhi Fzmernissi

Hydroxyurea (HU) is a commonly used medication for myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) and is usually well tolerated. Cutaneous toxicity of (HU) is well known and can be seen as veritable manifestations. We report a case of a woman with essential thrombocytosis, who had a blue-grey pigmentation of the nails.