Interferon alpha-2b at low doses as long-term antiangiogenic treatment of a metastatic intracranial hemangioendothelioma: a case report.

@article{Palmieri2000InterferonAA,
  title={Interferon alpha-2b at low doses as long-term antiangiogenic treatment of a metastatic intracranial hemangioendothelioma: a case report.},
  author={Giovannella Palmieri and Liliana Montella and Angelo Martignetti and Angelo Raffaele Bianco},
  journal={Oncology reports},
  year={2000},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={145-9}
}
We describe a case of intracranial haemangioendothelioma in a 20-year old female patient who presented severe neurological symptoms and relapsed after two surgical interventions. The patient was treated with low doses of recombinant interferon alpha-2b (1 MUI three times a week) after surgical resection which led to recovery of daily function and work activity. To our knowledge, this is the ninth patient reported with intracranial hemangioendothelioma, but the only one having diffuse and… CONTINUE READING