leptomeningeal


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lep·to·me·nin·ge·al

(lep'tō-mĕ-nin'jē-ăl),
Pertaining to the leptomeninges.

lep·to·me·nin·ge·al

(lep'tō-mĕ-nin'jē-ăl)
Pertaining to the leptomeninges.

leptomeninges

(lep?to-men-in'jes) leptomeninx [? + meninx, membrane]
The pia mater and arachnoid as distinct from the dura mater.
Synonym: pia-arachnoidleptomeningeal, adjective

leptomeningeal

Pertaining to the two soft inner layers of membrane that surround the brain, the PIA MATER and the ARACHNOID MATER, but not the DURA MATER.
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One case was of a 13-year-old female who presented with seizures and port wine stain and on MRI revealed leptomeningeal enhancement with ipsilateral choroid plexus enlargement and tram track like calcifications along with cerebral hemiatrophy; and the other case was of neurofibromatosis-1 in a 14-year-old male who presented with seizures, headache and plexiform neurofibroma.
Data from the BLOOM study of Tagrisso in patients with leptomeningeal disease as a complication of EGFRm-metastatic NSCLC (Abstract # 9002)
Nakanishi, "Connection between periodontitis and Alzheimer's disease: possible roles of microglia and leptomeningeal cells," Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, vol.
For one leptomeningeal disease patient (L1), the CSF sample was frozen directly without centrifugation for the subsequent cancer panel sequencing analysis.
Aquaporin 4 was present in high amounts in astrocytes and ependymocytes and in low amounts in the choroidal plexus epithelia and leptomeningeal cells.
Preoperative diffuse leptomeningeal spread in a medulloblastoma: Paraple-gia following surgery for posterior fossa and call for newer management protocols.
Significant leptomeningeal thickening with contrast enhancement were detected on T1-weighted images (Figure 1 A,B).
Leptomeningeal disease is usually unperceivable on recordings without contrast.
On cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the FLAIR image showed mild hyperintensity in the left Sylvian fissure, and contrast-enhanced T1-weighted MRI showed suspect leptomeningeal enhancement in the left Sylvian fissure (Figure 1).
MRI of the head showed leptomeningeal enhancement consistent with meningitis as well as multiple possible infarcts.
Follow-up tests revealed Harper had leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare type of cancer that occurs in the meninges, thin membranes, that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.