Eclampsia after polychemotherapy for nodal-positive breast cancer during pregnancy.

  title={Eclampsia after polychemotherapy for nodal-positive breast cancer during pregnancy.},
  author={Thomas Mueller and Johannes Hofmann and Thomas Steck},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  volume={67 2},
We report the case of a 39-year-old para-4 gravida-4 who received polychemotherapy 5-fluorouracil 600 mg/m2, cyclophosphamide 600 mg/m2 and epirubicin 50 mg/m2 for invasive breast cancer (pT2N2Mo) with extensive metastatic involvement of all 23 axillary lymph nodes removed at 29 gestational weeks. Soon after the second course of chemotherapy at 35 weeks, she developed two eclamptic tonic-clonic seizures which were treated by antihypertensive and anticonvulsive drugs and delivery of a healthy… CONTINUE READING
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