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the issue of thalidomide

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the issue of thalidomide

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

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