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Delayed life-threatening pneumonitis secondary to procarbazine.
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Brooks BJ Jr, Hendler NB, Alvarez S, Ancalmo N, Grinton SF
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Am J Clin Oncol. 1990;13(3):244.
 
A patient with advanced Hodgkin's disease being treated with MOPP chemotherapy presented with delayed life-threatening pulmonary toxicity secondary to procarbazine. The pulmonary toxicity began 1 week after procarbazine had been discontinued and once recognized was successfully treated with intravenous steroids.
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Ochsner Clinic of Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816.
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