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Hepatic and cardiac necrosis in a patient with prostatic carcinoma given ε-aminocaproic acid
  1. F. Nour-Eldin,
  2. T. F. Draisey
  1. Department of Pathology, Southmead Hospital, Bristol

    Abstract

    The pathological findings in a case of prostatic carcinoma with fibrinolysin, treated with ε-aminocaproic acid, included hepatic and cardiac necrosis. The possibility is discussed that the latter lesions may be a complication of ε-aminocaproic acid therapy or produced by the proteolytic action of the fibrinolysin.

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