Published in Hospital Business Week, November 23rd, 2008
"Major side effects include embryotoxicity, agranulocytosis, zinc deficiency and gastrointestinal disorders, while arthropathy is rarely reported. Herein, we present a 29-year-old male patient with beta-thalassemia major, who developed severe arthritis of both knees while under deferiprone therapy," wrote E. Vlachaki and colleagues, Hippokrateion Hospital.
The researchers concluded: "Arthritis was managed...
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