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0 g daily. Toxicity includes rashes, gastrointestinal upset and mouth ulceration, but side effects are actually very rare at standard dosage. Interferon-α Interferon-α is a member of a family of naturally occurring glycoproteins with antiviral and antiproliferative actions. Side effects include short-term fever and flu-like symptoms and sometimes also persisting anorexia, weight loss, depression, alopecia, rashes, neuropathies, autoimmune disorders and thrombocytopenia. Currently, interferon-α should be considered for chronic phase patients resistant to imatinib mesylate.
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Spontaneous bruising, gingival bleeding, palatal and retinal haemorrhages, epistaxis, menorrhagia and prolonged bleeding after venepuncture are all relatively common. Infiltration Leukaemic blasts can infiltrate any organ. Bone pain is a direct consequence of marrow disease. Infiltration of the meninges, resulting in headache or cranial nerve palsies, is particularly common in ALL and consequently lumbar puncture is mandatory in newly diagnosed patients with ALL. Hepatosplenomegaly is frequently present at diagnosis in ALL, and mediastinal enlargement is well documented in T-cell ALL.