Acute leukemia in pregnancy: transient neonatal myelosuppression after combination chemotherapy in the mother.

Abstract

An 18-year-old primagravida received combination chemotherapy with vincristine, prednisone, L-asparaginase, cyclophosphamide, daunomycin, 6-mercaptopurine and central nervous system (CNS) prophylaxis with intrathecal methotrexate and whole-brain irradiation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) beginning in the 12th week of pregnancy. Therapy resulted in… (More)

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@article{Okun1979AcuteLI, title={Acute leukemia in pregnancy: transient neonatal myelosuppression after combination chemotherapy in the mother.}, author={Daniel Okun and Paula K. Groncy and Ladislav Sieger and K. R. Tanaka}, journal={Medical and pediatric oncology}, year={1979}, volume={7 4}, pages={315-9} }