Gallbladder carcinoma cells in cerebrospinal fluid as the first manifestation of a tumor. A case report.

BACKGROUND Meningeal carcinomatosis (MC) rarely occurs as the first evidence of a tumor. In such cases cytology of the cerebrospinal fluid is crucial to the diagnosis. The most frequent primary MCs are lung and breast cancers. MC from a gallbladder carcinoma is uncommon. CASE A 58-year-old woman presented with paroxysmal headaches, seizures and coma… CONTINUE READING