Capecitabine-induced cerebellar toxicity in a patient with metastatic colorectal cancer.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Capecitabine is an oral fluoropyrimidine that was designed to allow selective activation in tumour tissues, thus reducing toxicity. The neurologic toxicity of 5-fluorouracil, the original fluoropyrimidine, including an ataxic cerebellar syndrome is well described. However, only a few case reports exist describing a similar syndrome associated… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1078155209349201

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