Meningeal melanocytoma: clinical features and review of the literature.

@article{Ahluwalia2003MeningealMC,
  title={Meningeal melanocytoma: clinical features and review of the literature.},
  author={S. Ahluwalia and Keyoumars Ashkan and Ath Casey},
  journal={British journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={347-351}
}
A case of meningeal melanocytoma in the posterior fossa of a 16-year-old male is reported. Computed tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging features are presented. Pathological investigation including light and electron microscopy, and immunohistochemical staining are discussed. Current literature is reviewed and differentiating criteria from meningioma and other pigmented tumours of the nervous system are discussed.