Adenocarcinoma lung presenting with meningeal carcinomatosis

Submitted: June 2, 2020
Accepted: September 13, 2021
Published: November 5, 2021
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Meningeal infiltration by malignant metastasis process without brain parenchymal involvement is very unusual event in patients with bronchogenic carcinoma. This manuscript describes a case of adenocarcinoma right lung in a 48-year old male having persistent headache. The cerebrospinal fluid cytology revealed the presence of metastatic deposits of adenocarcinoma lung that confirmed the diagnosis of meningeal carcinomatosis.

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Dixit, Ramakant, Mukesh Goyal, Paras Nowal, and Varna Indushekhar. 2021. “Adenocarcinoma Lung Presenting With Meningeal Carcinomatosis”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 92 (2). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2021.1427.