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Abstract | Full HTML Article | PDF ecancer 11 756 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2017.756

Case Report

Necrotic ulcerated and bleeding striae distensae following bevacizumab in a palliative setting for gliobastomatosis cerebri

Glioblastoma cerebri is a rare paediatric malignancy with dismal prognosis [Chappé C, Riffaud L, and Tréguier C et al (2013) Primary gliomatosis cerebri involving gray matter in pediatrics: a distinct entity? A multicenter study of 14 cases Childs Nerv Syst 29 565–571 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00381-012-2016-1 PMID: 23306961] and no established standard of care. Here, we report a case of ulcerated and bleeding striae distensae in a teenage girl following palliative treatment with bevacizumab and steroids.

Keywords: glioblastoma, bevacizumab, steroids, palliative care, skin lesions

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