Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 3

Chemotherapy Induced Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome in Children

Begümhan Demir Gündoğan*

Professor, Department of Pediatric Oncology, Mersin University, Los Angeles, USA

*Corresponding Author: Begümhan Demir Gündoğan, Professor, Department of Pediatric Oncology, Mersin University, Los Angeles, USA.

Received: December 24, 2021; Published: February 04, 2022

Abstract

Sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (SOS) is a life-threatening complication that usually develops as a result of conditioning regimens for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). It is also less diagnosed after the use of chemotherapeutic agents, removal of alkaloid toxins, high-dose radiation therapy, or liver transplantation. It presents with hepatomegaly, right upper quadrant pain, jaundice and ascites [1-3]. Outside of the HSCT setting, only a few cases of SOS with Wilms tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and medulloblastoma have been reported. Here, we wanted to present our experience in 5 pediatric cases with SOS due to conventional treatment.

Keywords: Veno-Occlusive Disease; Hematopoetic Stem Cell Transplantation; Child

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Citation

Citation: Begümhan Demir Gündoğan. “Chemotherapy Induced Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome in Children”. Acta Scientific Paediatrics 5.3 (2022): 34-38.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Begümhan Demir Gündoğan. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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