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Causes of Carcinomatous meningitis

Causes of Carcinomatous meningitis

Carcinomatous meningitis is caused by the spread of cancer cells from the primary tumor site to the meninges, which is the thin layer of tissue that covers the brain and spinal cord.

List of causes of Carcinomatous meningitis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Carcinomatous meningitis) that could possibly cause Carcinomatous meningitis includes:

  • Carcinomatous meningitis is caused by the spread of other types of cancer to the central nervous system. Th carcinomas which most commonly spread to the brain include that from the lung, skin, breast, prostate etc

Carcinomatous meningitis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Carcinomatous meningitis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Carcinomatous meningitis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Carcinomatous meningitis may be found in:


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