Meningeal carcinomatosis: an unusual cause of deafness

M. K. Morgan, I. Zammit-maempel, J. Hill

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-121
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • acoustic nerve
  • meningeal neoplasms
  • sensorineural hearing loss


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