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    • The issue of Thalidomide Geranaz Amirtabar student number:16585078 University of western sydney
    • Bone marrow cancer Multiple Myeloma(MM ) Leprosy FDA approved epilepsy
      • Patients reported deep sleep
      • Sedative
      • Anti nausea & morning sickness in pregnant women
      • Exported to 47 countries
    • Result
      • About 10000 victims
      • 40 % victims died before their first birthday
      • Malformation of ears, eyes, heart, kidney, gastrointestinal tract and nervous system
    • What had happened to the victims?
    • Any question
    • 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