Paravasation with cyclophosphamide--case report of tissue necrosis in a patient with primary breast cancer.

@article{Jueckstock2007ParavasationWC,
  title={Paravasation with cyclophosphamide--case report of tissue necrosis in a patient with primary breast cancer.},
  author={Julia K Jueckstock and Ioannis Mylonas and Barbara Strobl and Fritz Willgeroth and Harald L. Sommer and Klaus Friese},
  journal={Onkologie},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 8-9},
  pages={452-4}
}
BACKGROUND Paravasation is a rare but severe complication of treatment with cytotoxic agents. Some anticancer drugs are considered to be of high toxicity (vesicant), some are merely irritant, and some are regarded as nearly non-toxic to healthy tissue as is the case with cyclophosphamide. CASE REPORT In this report, we present the first case of severe… CONTINUE READING