Vincristine sulfate as a possible cause of optic neuropathy.

A 6-year-old boy with skin lesions suggestive of neurofibromatosis developed a frontotemporal primitive neuroectodermal tumor and was subsequently treated with surgery, craniospinal irradiation, and chemotherapy. After the sixth cycle of treatment with vincristine sulfate, 9 months after diagnosis, the child developed a rapidly progressive bilateral… CONTINUE READING