Carboplatin hypersensitivity presenting as coronary vasospasm - a case report
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A 68-year-old female patient with advanced ovarian carcinoma collapsed whilst receiving a carboplatin and cyclophosphamide infusion. This reaction was considered to fit with coronary vasospasm. Hypersensitivity to carboplatin is a rare but real complication of therapy and should be considered in patients presenting with hyperacute changes on ECG whilst receiving carboplatin therapy.
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