Breast Adenocarcinoma Metastatic to Epidural Cervical Spine Meningioma: Case Report and Review of the Literature

@article{Aghi2005BreastAM,
  title={Breast Adenocarcinoma Metastatic to Epidural Cervical Spine Meningioma: Case Report and Review of the Literature},
  author={Manish Aghi and T R Kiehl and Jonathan Lazarus Brisman},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={75},
  pages={149-155}
}
While several cases of cancer metastatic to cranial meningiomas have been reported, metastasis to spinal meningioma has been reported only once, and a mechanism for such metastases has not been investigated. We report a case of breast carcinoma metastatic to an epidural cervical meningioma, summarize the literature on metastases to central nervous system meningiomas, and suggest a possible mechanism. Our patient, a 55-year-old woman, presented with difficulty walking, back pain, and… CONTINUE READING
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