Bilateral hearing loss during vincristine therapy: A case report


KALCIOĞLU M. T. , KUKU I., KAYA E., ONCEL S., AYDOGDU I.

JOURNAL OF CHEMOTHERAPY, vol.15, no.3, pp.290-292, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/joc.2003.15.3.290
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CHEMOTHERAPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.290-292

Abstract

Vincristine sulfate is a chemotherapeutic agent used in different cancer therapies. It is also the first choice of treatment for peripheral T-cell lymphoma with cyclophosphamide and adriamycin. Sudden hearing loss during vincristine therapy is a very rare event. This is a case of a 16-year old girl who developed sudden bilateral hearing loss related to vincristine therapy.