melanomatosis


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melanomatosis

 [mel″ah-no″mah-to´sis]
the formation of melanomas throughout the body.

mel·a·no·ma·to·sis

(mel'ă-nō'mă-tō'sis),
A condition characterized by numerous, widespread lesions of melanoma.
[melanoma + G. -osis, condition]

melanomatosis

[-mətō′sis]
1 a condition characterized by many widespread melanoma lesions.
2 the development of melanomas throughout the body.

mel·a·no·ma·to·sis

(mel'ă-nō'mă-tō'sis)
A condition characterized by numerous, widespread lesions of melanoma.
[melanoma + G. -osis, condition]

melanomatosis

the formation of melanomas throughout the body.
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Primary leptomeningeal melanomatosis is a rare variant of malignant melanoma of the central nervous system that arises directly from the melanocytes within the leptomeninges.
There were no intravascular or intracerebral metastases, but the cranial nerves, cerebellum, and medulla were surrounded by tumor, revealing the pathologic diagnosis of primary leptomeningeal melanomatosis.
Primary leptomeningeal melanomatosis may mimic other conditions such as lymphomatous, leukemic, or carcinomatosis meningitis, subacute and chronic meningitis, viral encephalitis, and idiopathic hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis.