5-fluorouracil-induced coronary vasospasm.

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BACKGROUND Cardiotoxicity is a rare but well-documented adverse effect of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU). The underlying cause of this side effect of 5-FU is uncertain. METHODS We present a case report of a 63-year-old man treated for metastatic colon cancer who experienced chest pain while being treated with the FOLFIRI regimen. This case report documents… (More)

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