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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Regional leptomeningeal score on CT angiography predicts clinical and imaging outcomes in patients with acute anterior circulation occlusions.
Diagnosis and treatment of leptomeningeal metastases from solid tumours: Experience with 90 patients.
A helpful protocol addition is postcontrast FLAIR imaging, which increases sensitivity to leptomeningeal spread of infection and neoplasm.
MRI findings showed a pattern of increased signal in the right frontotemporal region and increased signal in the leptomeningeal and perivascular space in FLAIR sequences.
Such leptomeningeal abnormalities might affect the proper development of the fourth ventricle and the cerebellum, resulting in an increased association of DWM with NCM.
Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis (LMC) is a complication of advanced stage cancer in which malignant cells have metastasized to the pia-arachnoid.
On January 2 she was diagnosed with diffuse leptomeningeal glironeuronal tumour, an extremely rare tumour of the central nervous system.
The imaging features of TBM include basal cisterns and leptomeningeal enhancement and parenchymal tuberculomas.
Electroencephalography demonstrated multifocal seizures; MRI demonstrated multifocal restricted diffusion, leptomeningeal enhancement, and patchy hemorrhagic areas.
Single lesions causing obstructive hydrocephalus are amenable to surgical resection, but in the setting of multiple lesions and communicating hydrocephalus from leptomeningeal disease, the approach to treatment is much less defined.
(3) These progressive amyloid deposits are usually found in the walls of small cortical and leptomeningeal arteries.