Primary leptomeningeal oligodendrogliomatosis

@article{Mathews2009PrimaryLO,
  title={Primary leptomeningeal oligodendrogliomatosis},
  author={Marlon S. Mathews and Laura S. Par{\'e} and Jeffery V. Kuo and Ronald C. Kim},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={94},
  pages={275 - 278}
}
Primary leptomeningeal oligodendrogliomas (PLOs) are rare intracranial malignancies where tumors grow in the subarachnoid space without an obvious connection to the brain or spinal cord parenchyma. Adding to the three previously reported cases of PLO with no parenchymal involvement we report a fourth case of the same in this paper in a 50-year-old woman presenting with unrelenting headaches. CT scan of her head revealed hydrocephalus and MRI revealed diffuse enhancement of her leptomeninges… CONTINUE READING
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