Leptomeningeal metastases

Case contributed by Sandeep Bhuta
Diagnosis almost certain


Known to have breast cancer.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Leptomeningeal enhancement on T1 post contrast images. Note the enhancement in cerebellar folia.

Case Discussion

Primary was breast cancer.

Leptomeningeal metastases, also known as carcinomatous meningitis, refers to the spread of malignant cells through the CSF space.

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