Persistent hypokalemia in an acute lymphoblastic leukemia patient


Nephrotoxicity is an important adverse effect of Amphotericin B, and although risk factors for nephrotoxicity in adults have been investigated, studies examining nephrotoxicity in the pediatric population are scarce. We describe case of 10 year old boy (CALLA - VE B cell ALL) who received conventional Amphotericin-B, but he persisted with hypokalemia.

DOI: 10.4103/0971-5851.64255

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@inproceedings{Ali2009PersistentHI, title={Persistent hypokalemia in an acute lymphoblastic leukemia patient}, author={Altaf Ali and Sheikh Ajaz Aziz and Afaq Ahmad Khan and Sajad Gelani}, booktitle={Indian journal of medical and paediatric oncology : official journal of Indian Society of Medical & Paediatric Oncology}, year={2009} }