Primary melanocytic neoplasms of the central nervous system.

@article{Liubinas2010PrimaryMN,
  title={Primary melanocytic neoplasms of the central nervous system.},
  author={Simon V. Liubinas and Nicholas F. Maartens and Katharine Jann Drummond},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={1227-32}
}
Primary melanocytic neoplasms of the central nervous system (CNS) are rare lesions arising from melanocytes of the leptomeninges. They include diffuse leptomeningeal melanocytosis or melanomatosis, melanocytoma and primary malignant melanoma. We have reviewed the English literature regarding these lesions, which consists of case reports and a small number of larger case series. The presenting features, radiological, surgical and histological findings are reviewed, as are current management… CONTINUE READING
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