n SA Journal of Radiology - Bleomycin toxicity post injection into craniopharyngioma : case report
|Article Title||Bleomycin toxicity post injection into craniopharyngioma : case report|
|Journal||SA Journal of Radiology|
|Affiliations||1 University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 2 University of Saskatchewan, Canada and 3 University of Saskatchewan, Canada|
|Publication Date||Feb 2012|
|Pages||20 - 21|
Craniopharyngioma is a common suprasellar mass that is frequently encountered in radiology. These tumours are difficult to treat, with a combination of resection and radiation therapy having been the gold standard. Our case highlights a complication of a newer approach to treatment in which bleomycin is administered into the tumour via a catheter, usually an Ommaya reservoir that is surgically placed.
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