Vincristine Induced Jaw Pain: A Case Report

Patel, Ishan B and Adiga, Shalini and Shetty, Disha J and Bairy, KL (2014) Vincristine Induced Jaw Pain: A Case Report. World Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences, 3 (6). pp. 1778-1780. ISSN 2278 – 4357

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Vincristine, a vinca alkaloid, is an essential component of chemotherapy regimens used to treat various malignancies. Neurotoxicity is the predominant adverse effect of vincristine, rarely involving cranial nerves. Here a 23 year old female developed jaw pain, a manifestation of cranial neurotoxicity, following administration of vincristine.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Vincristine; jaw pain; neuropathy.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2014 10:17
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2014 10:17

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