Neoplastic meningitis

@article{Gleissner2006NeoplasticM,
  title={Neoplastic meningitis},
  author={Beate Gleissner and Marc C Chamberlain},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={5},
  pages={443-452}
}
BACKGROUND Neoplastic meningitis (NM) is a common problem in neuro-oncology, occurring in approximately 5% of all patients with cancer. REVIEW SUMMARY Notwithstanding frequent focal signs and symptoms in NM, NM is a disease affecting the entire neuraxis, and therefore staging and treatment need encompass all cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) compartments. RESULTS Central nervous system (CNS) staging of NM includes contrast-enhanced cranial computed tomography (CE-CT) or magnetic resonance imaging… Expand
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