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Carcinomatous meningitis

Carcinomatous meningitis: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Carcinomatous meningitis is available below.

Symptoms of Carcinomatous meningitis

Treatments for Carcinomatous meningitis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Carcinomatous meningitis?

Carcinomatous meningitis: Deaths

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Causes of Carcinomatous meningitis

  • 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
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Carcinomatous meningitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Carcinomatous meningitis

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer' more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms more »

Carcinomatous meningitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Carcinomatous meningitis

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Carcinomatous meningitis: Rare Types

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Carcinomatous meningitis: Animations

Prognosis for Carcinomatous meningitis

Prognosis for 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.

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More information about Carcinomatous meningitis

  1. Carcinomatous meningitis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Prognosis

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