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E-063 Percutaneous Bleomycin Sclerotherapy for Conjunctival Venous and Lymphatic Malformations
  1. A Berenstein
  1. Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY

Abstract

Purpose To describe the use of bleomycin in a foam preparation and or undiluted in slow flow vascular lesions that involve the conjunctiva as the sole treatment

Material and methods 5 patients with venous malformations, and 2 with lymphatic malformations involving the conjunctiva were treated with various combination bleomycin injections in to the lesion under direct puncture, using various needles and or angio-catheters; and monitored with US or DSA.

Results There was significant improvement, or near total resolution in all patients with a follow up of up to 3 years, there were no complications

Conclusions The use of bleomycin in various forms appears as a simple, safe and very effective treatment for low flow vascular lesions involving the conjunctiva, avoiding more elaborated and challenging surgical intervention.

Disclosures A. Berenstein: None.

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