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J Pharmacol Pharmacother. 2012 Apr;3(2):194-5. doi: 10.4103/0976-500X.95531.

L-Asparginase induced cortical venous thrombosis in a patient with acute leukemia.

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Department of Medical Oncology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.


L-Asparginase is used for remission induction in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. We describe a case of 16-year-old boy who developed cortical venous thrombosis following the administration of L-Asparginase.


Acute lymphoblastic leukemia; L-Asparginase; cortical venous thrombosis

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