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What is Carcinomatous meningitis?

What is Carcinomatous meningitis?

  • Carcinomatous meningitis: Carcinomatous meningitis, is a form of metastatic cancer that has spread to the lining of the brain and spinal cord, the parts of the body that make up the central nervous system.

Carcinomatous meningitis: Introduction

Types of Carcinomatous meningitis:

Broader types of Carcinomatous meningitis:

How serious is Carcinomatous meningitis?

Prognosis of Carcinomatous meningitis: Carcinomatous meningitis is an advanced form of cancer that usually leads to degeneration of the nervous system and then to death. A person who has developed carcinomatous meningitis is likely to have tumors in other places in the body as well. The chance of recovery is very slight.

What causes Carcinomatous meningitis?

Causes of Carcinomatous meningitis: see causes of Carcinomatous meningitis

What are the symptoms of Carcinomatous meningitis?

Symptoms of Carcinomatous meningitis: see symptoms of Carcinomatous meningitis

Can anyone else get Carcinomatous meningitis?

More information: see contagiousness of Carcinomatous meningitis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Carcinomatous meningitis

Carcinomatous meningitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Carcinomatous meningitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Carcinomatous meningitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Carcinomatous meningitis: Neurologist, Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Carcinomatous meningitis.
Treatments for Carcinomatous meningitis: see treatments for Carcinomatous meningitis

Name and Aliases of Carcinomatous meningitis

Main name of condition: Carcinomatous meningitis

Other names or spellings for Carcinomatous meningitis:

Meningeal carcinomatosis, Neoplastic meningitis, Leptomeningeal carcinoma

 

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