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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 118-121

Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis in a patient with gallbladder carcinoma


1 Department of General Medicine, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Pathology, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Nisha Jose
Department of General Medicine, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore - 634 004, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9371.203571

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Carcinomatous meningitis is a rare manifestation of malignancy. It is increasingly being recognized in lung carcinoma, breast carcinoma, melanomas, gastrointestinal malignancies, lymphomas, and leukemia and it is almost never seen in gallbladder malignancies. We present a case whose primary presentation was as a carcinomatous meningitis that was subsequently found to be secondary to a gallbladder primary.


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