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Leptomeningeal enhancement

Leptomeningeal enhancement refers to a diffuse or focal gyriform or serpentine enhancement that can be seen in the following conditions:



It is important to note that the thin arachnoid membrane is attached to the inner surface of the dura mater, and so the pachymeningeal pattern of enhancement can also be described as a dura-arachnoid enhancement 3

On the other hand, the enhancement of the brain surface is also called as pial or pial-arachnoid enhancement, often referred to as leptomeningeal enhancement 3.

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