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  • 1. The issue of Thalidomide Geranaz Amirtabar student number:16585078 University of western sydney
  • 2. Bone marrow cancer Multiple Myeloma(MM ) Leprosy FDA approved epilepsy
  • 3.
    • Patients reported deep sleep
    • Sedative
    • Anti nausea & morning sickness in pregnant women
    • Exported to 47 countries
  • 4. Result
  • 5.
    • About 10000 victims
    • 40 % victims died before their first birthday
    • Malformation of ears, eyes, heart, kidney, gastrointestinal tract and nervous system
  • 6. What had happened to the victims?
  • 7. Any question
  • 8. References
    • Perri,A 2006,A review of thalidomide´s history & current dermatological applicants,vol9,no.3
    • The Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    • Grosshans, E , Illy G 1999 Thalidomide therapy for inflammatory dermatoses, Journal of Dermatology , vol9,pp598-602
    • Sergios,N & Poonam,R 2004,A Proposal to Review Chemie Grunenthal’s Response to the Thalidomide Crisis