Leptomeningeal metastases

Case contributed by Dr Sandeep Bhuta

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

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

Case Discussion

Primary was breast cancer.

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

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Case information

rID: 6110
Published: 30th Apr 2009
Last edited: 26th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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