Vol. 22 - Num. 85
aPediatra. Centro de Asistencia Primaria Collblanc. Consorci Sanitari Integral. Hospitalet de Llobregat. Barcelona. España.
bPsicóloga general sanitaria. Centro Psicológico Iranea. Barcelona. España.
Correspondence: M Hernández. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reference of this article: Hernández Martínez M, Pastor Hernández N. Neuropsychological involvement as a sequel to cancer treatment. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2020;22:e27-e30.
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Malignant tumors are the first cause of mortality in children after the first year of life. Global survival is 80% at 5 years. Quality of life of the children that survives an oncology process can be impaired by neurotoxicity of the nervous central system, caused by the treatment of cancer. We report a clinic case of the neuropsychological deficit in a child with cancer and its clinical approach.
Keywords● Adverse effects ● Chemoterapy ● Childhood neurodevelopmental disorders ● Cognition disorders ● Neoplasms
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