Low-grade gliomas and leptomeningeal dissemination: a poorly understood phenomenon

@article{Perilongo2003LowgradeGA,
  title={Low-grade gliomas and leptomeningeal dissemination: a poorly understood phenomenon},
  author={Giorgio Perilongo and Maria Luisa Garr{\'e} and Felice Giangaspero},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2003},
  volume={19},
  pages={197-203}
}
Discussion. The leptomeningeal dissemination (LMD) of low-grade gliomas (LGGs) is reported in clinical neuro-oncology practice more and more frequently. It is estimated that 5% of all childhood LGGs present LMD at diagnosis and 7–10% at the time of progression. LMD has been reported in association with almost all the known subtypes of LGGs. Furthermore… CONTINUE READING