alexa Intracranial and intraspinal meningeal melanocytosis.


Dermatology and Dermatologic Diseases

Author(s): Painter TJ, Chaljub G, Sethi R, Singh H, Gelman B

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Abstract We describe a 35-year-old man with a history of remote closed head injury who presented with new neurologic deficits. A noncontrast head CT scan showed hyperattenuation involving both temporal lobes, frontal lobes, basal meninges, and cerebellum. A subsequent contrast-enhanced MR examination of the brain showed enhancement in the basal cisterns extending into the upper cervical spine and throughout the spinal canal. Gross, histologic, and immunohistochemical analysis revealed meningeal melanocytoma.
This article was published in AJNR Am J Neuroradiol and referenced in Dermatology and Dermatologic Diseases

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