Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis as the primary presentation of relapse in breast cancer.

@article{Sacco2016LeptomeningealCA,
  title={Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis as the primary presentation of relapse in breast cancer.},
  author={Keith A Sacco and Aun Muhammad and Waqar Saleem and Heba Audai Alshaker and Leonardo Monzon and Mohammad Rafiqul Islam and Dmitri Pchejetski},
  journal={Oncology letters},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={779-782}
}
Leptomeningeal metastasis (LM) is an uncommon presentation of relapse in breast cancer, which is associated with poor clinical outcomes and poor prognosis. Notably, LM most commonly occurs in breast cancer. The aim of the present review was to investigate the occurrence of LM as the primary presentation of relapse following remission in breast cancer patients and to determine whether specific histological subtypes are predisposed to meningeal metastases. In addition, the present review… CONTINUE READING
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