Use of bleomycin in intratumoral chemotherapy for cystic craniopharyngioma

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✓ The authors present a case of a gigantic cystic craniopharyngioma that was treated with intratumoral injections of bleomycin. The mass had eroded the skull base and extended to the sphenoid bone. A total of eight intratumoral injections through an Ommaya reservoir were given. Six months after treatment, there was complete regression of the lesion and improvement in both visual and endocrinological symptomatology.

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