Meningeal leukemia | definition of meningeal leukemia by Medical dictionary
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
Neurotoxicity and elevated cerebrospinal-fluid methotrexate concentration in meningeal leukemia
High incidence of meningeal leukemia
in lymphoid blast crisis of chronic myeloid 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.