Leptomeningeal metastasis from squamous cell carcinoma of oesophagus with unusual presentation.


Oesophageal cancer rarely metastasis to the brain but advances in brain imaging and increasing survival of these patients has led to more detection of this condition. Although oesophageal cancer is common in the north of Iran it is less frequent in the central parts such as Yazd. Leptomeningeal metastasis is very uncommon in oesophageal cancer. This paper… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-02-2012-5846