L-Asparaginase-induced coagulopathy during therapy of acute lymphocytic leukemia.

Journal Article

L-Asparaginase-induced coagulation abnormalities were observed in all patients receivng this drug. All patients studied demonstrated low factor IX and fibrinogen levels and most (75%) had low levels of factor XI. Disturbances in other factors were much less frequent. Despite the presence of markedly abnormal coagulation studies, clinical bleeding was not observed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sills, RH; Nelson, DA; Stockman, JA

Published Date

  • January 1, 1978

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 311 - 313

PubMed ID

  • 281595

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1096-911X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0098-1532

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/mpo.2950040406

Language

  • eng