Leptomeningeal dissemination of ovarian carcinoma through a ventriculoperitoneal shunt.

BACKGROUND Dissemination of ovarian cancer occurs mainly within the peritoneal cavity and central nervous system involvement (CNS) is encountered rarely. This report describes an unusual case with iatrogenic leptomeningeal metastasis from ovarian carcinoma. CASE 36 year-old lady diagnosed with ovarian carcinoma develops neurologic symptoms 10 months… CONTINUE READING