meningeal metastases

meningeal metastases

Cancer which has spread from the primary site to the meninges of the brain and/or spinal cord.
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meningeal metastases

Oncology Cancer that has spread from the primary site to the meninges of the brain and/or spinal cord
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The differential diagnosis for extra-axial masses on CT is the following: acute subdural hematoma; epidural hematoma; foreign body; meningioma; meningeal metastases; dural sinus thrombosis; cortical venous thrombosis; neurosarcoidosis; lymphoma; tuberculosis; dural A-V fistula; and rarely, extramedullary hematopoiesis; leukemia; venous varix; hemangiopericytoma; and malignant tumor.
Patients with both parenchymal and meningeal metastases were allocated to the group with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.