Primary leptomeningeal melanocytosis in a 10-year-old girl: a challenging diagnosis with a poor prognosis.

@article{Brunsvig2011PrimaryLM,
  title={Primary leptomeningeal melanocytosis in a 10-year-old girl: a challenging diagnosis with a poor prognosis.},
  author={Kirsten L Brunsvig and Marie Zenobi and B{\'e}n{\'e}dict Rilliet and Yassine El Hassani and Raoul de Haller and Marc Ansari and Johannes Alexander Lobrinus and Sylviane Hanquinet and Joel Fluss},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={1444-8}
}
Primary leptomeningeal melanocytosis is rarely encountered in the pediatric population. Despite being considered a nonmalignant condition, it uniformly carries a poor prognosis given the ineluctable progression of meningeal infiltration. The case of a previously healthy 10-year-old girl who was first thought to suffer from recurrent hemiplegic migraine is… CONTINUE READING