Malignant transformation of intracranial epidermoid cyst with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis: case report.
- Published Article
Acta neurologica Belgica
- Publication Date
Dec 01, 2003
The differential diagnosis of malignant degeneration of epidermoid cyst, and leptomeningeal carcinomatosis are discussed. The diagnosis of malignant transformation should be retained when MRI (or CT scan) shows contrast enhancement at the epidermoid site, and malignant cells are detected in CSF The prognosis is generally poor.
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