Reversible MRI lesions due to pegaspargase treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.


L-Asparaginase is the major induction-phase agent for treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and an important adjuvant in treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). However, L-asparaginase-induced disturbances of clotting homeostasis may result in thrombosis or hemorrhage. Thrombotic occlusion of small cerebral veins has been reported in patients… (More)