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2019 Dec

Pediatr Blood Cancer



Corticosteroid-induced glaucoma in pediatric patients with hematological malignancies.


Sugiyama M, Terashita Y, Hara K, Cho Y, Iguchi A, Chin S, Manabe A
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 Dec; 66(12):e27977.
PMID: 31489974.


Corticosteroids, especially dexamethasone, play a critical role in chemotherapy for pediatric hematological malignancies. We previously observed that patients with complaints of headache or photophobia during corticosteroid administration had high intraocular pressure (IOP).