Mortality following rasburicase-induced methemoglobinemia.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To report a case of mortality following rasburicase-induced methemoglobinemia. CASE SUMMARY A 62-year-old African American male with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and small lymphocytic lymphoma was admitted for tumor lysis syndrome and renal failure. He was treated with 2 doses of rasburicase, subsequently developed methemoglobinemia, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1060028013501996

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