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2019 Jun

World Neurosurg


Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis following neoplastic cerebral aneurysm rupture: a case report.


Koga M, Aoki T, Negoto T, Makizono T, Sugi K, Fujimori K, Kajiwara S, Komaki S, Yoshitomi M, Sugita Y, Morioka M
World Neurosurg. 2019 Jun; 126:281-284.
PMID: 30822576.


Several possible mechanisms exist for the spread of a primary tumor to the leptomeninges in leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. This report describes a case caused by direct bleeding in the subarachnoid space from a neoplastic cerebral aneurysm rupture.