L-Asparaginase and steroids-associated hypertriglyceridemia successfully treated with plasmapheresis in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

@article{SolanoPez2011LAsparaginaseAS,
  title={L-Asparaginase and steroids-associated hypertriglyceridemia successfully treated with plasmapheresis in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.},
  author={Palma Solano-P{\'a}ez and Jose Antonio Villegas and Isabel Colomer and Maria Dolores Gurbindo Guti{\'e}rrez and Ana Fernandez-Teijeiro},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={e122-4}
}
L-Asparaginase is an effective drug in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and it has become an important component of most childhood ALL regimens with administration in induction, intensification, and maintenance phases of treatment. L-Asparaginase is associated with side effects occurring either in a dose or time-dependent fashion or as hypersensitivity reactions. Some well-known toxicities in asparaginase-containing regimens are hypersensitivity/allergy and thromboembolic events… CONTINUE READING