Vincristine is used in the treatment of solid tumors, lymphoma and leukemia in children. The dose-limiting toxicity is its neurotoxicity. We describe a 2-year-old girl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who developed vincristine-induced polyneuropathy with bilateral ptosis and recovered on treatment with pyridoxine and pyridostigmine.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology|
|Publication status||Published - 07-2012|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health