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Primary leptomeningeal melanoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9064007     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 25-year-old man suffered from a sudden severe headache followed by loss of consciousness on 29 March 1993. Cranial computed tomography was performed at a local hospital and arteriovenous malformation was suspected. An open biopsy was performed on 7 July 1993 and malignant melanoma was discovered. Radiotherapy was given in August 1993. The patient's condition continued to deteriorate and he died of bronchopneumonia about 7 months after the initial diagnosis. Autopsy confirmed primary leptomeningeal melanoma.
Y H Hsu; A B Liu; R H Change; S H Tseng; Y T Yao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0929-6646     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Formos. Med. Assoc.     Publication Date:  1996 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-14     Completed Date:  1997-03-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214933     Medline TA:  J Formos Med Assoc     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  162-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, Tzu-Chi General Hospital, Hualien.
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MeSH Terms
Melanoma / pathology*
Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology*
Meninges / pathology

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