JAMES J. NORDLUND, M.D.; VINCENT T. DEVITA, M.D.; PAUL P. CABBONE, M.D.
A pregnant woman was treated with vinblastine for Hodgkin's disease. Despite the mother's severe bone marrow suppression from vinblastine at delivery, the fetus demonstrated no significant toxicity. Pharmacologic doses of steroids were unable to protect against an anaphylactic reaction.
NORDLUND JJ, DEVITA VT, CABBONE PP. Severe Vinblastine-Induced Leukopenia During Late Pregnancy with Delivery of a Normal Infant. Ann Intern Med. ;69:581–582. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-3-581
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(3):581-582.
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