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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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.
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.