Sugarcoated spine

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
MRI

Case Discussion

The so called "sugar coating" or zuckerguss (German for sugar icing) is seen in post contrast images of the brain and spinal cord in patients with leptomeningeal drop metastases or leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.

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Case information

rID: 35822
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 24th Apr 2017
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