meningeal leukemia

me·nin·ge·al leu·ke·mi·a

infiltration of the meninges by leukemic cells, a common occurrence in relapse following systemic administration of chemotherapeutic agents to leukemia patients.
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Intrathecal administration of cytarabine is indicated in the prophylaxis and treatment of meningeal leukemia.
Cytarabine is also indicated for intrathecal use in the prophylaxis and treatment of meningeal leukemia.
Elliotts B Solution is indicated as a diluent for the intrathecal administration (injection into the cerebrospinal fluid) of methotrexate sodium and cytarabine for the prevention or treatment of meningeal leukemia or lymphocytic lymphoma.