Leptomeningeal drop-metastases

Last revised by Yahya Baba on 26 Oct 2022

Leptomeningeal drop-metastases correspond to a CNS primary neoplasm spread inferiorly along the cerebrospinal spaces. It is usually presented as diffuse enhancing nodules along the spine and cauda equina. 

Please refer on leptomeningeal metastases to a broad discussion on this entity and also mnemonic for causes of drop metastases.

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: from medulloblastoma
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