n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Tumour lysis syndrome : case report
|Article Title||Tumour lysis syndrome : case report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town, 2 University of Cape Town and 3 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Feb 2012|
A 57-year-old man with relapsed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) was admitted for salvage chemotherapy with dexamethasone, ara-C and cisplatin. Shortly after cisplatin was initiated he developed a cough, wheeze, nausea, vomiting, tachypnoea and tachycardia. The biochemical findings are shown in Table I.
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