Choroid plexus and leptomeningeal metastases

Case contributed by Dr Amr Farouk


A known case of cancer breast metastatic to bone, lungs and liver presenting with headache and blurring of vision.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years old

Diffuse leptomeningeal enhancement with multiple lepto-meningeal enhancing nodules in a sugar coated manner are seen more evident at basal cisterns.

Right lateral ventricle body intraventricular enhancing nodule. 

Case Discussion

Leptomeningeal enhancing nodules in a known patient with metastatic breast cancer making metastatic leptomeningeal disease the diagnosis of choice.

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Case information

rID: 45700
Case created: 4th Jun 2016
Last edited: 30th Jan 2018
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