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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Elliotts B Solution (buffered intrathecal electrolyte/dextrose injection) is indicated as a diluent for the intrathecal administration of methotrexate sodium and cytarabine for the prevention or treatment of meningeal leukemia
or lymphocytic lymphoma.
Neurotoxicity and elevated cerebrospinal-fluid methotrexate concentration in meningeal leukemia
. N Engl 3 Med 1973;289:770-3.
Leukemia involvement of the central nervous system most commonly presents as meningeal leukemia
; intracerebral granulocytic sarcoma (IGS) is rare.
Prevention of meningeal leukemia
, review of 20 years of research and current recommendations.