Leptomeningeal metastases

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Male smoker, presenting with haemoptysis and confusion.

Patient Data

Age: 71
Gender: Male
The icing sugar (or sugar coated) enhancement pattern within the brain, is typical of leptomeningeal metastases, most commonly observed with lung and breast primaries, aside from those with a CNS primary.
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Case information

rID: 20957
Case created: 24th Dec 2012
Last edited: 5th Jan 2016
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