Meningeal carcinomatosis is is the diffuse infiltration of the meninges by metastatic carcinoma. Patients usually have a known underlying malignancy, hut primary presentation can be with symptoms of meningeal involvement. The cases are reported of two patients who presented with sensorineural hearing loss. The roles of gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and cerebrospinal fuid cytology in reaching the diagnosis are discussed.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Apr 1998|
- acoustic nerve
- meningeal neoplasms
- sensorineural hearing loss