Primary meningeal melanocytoma

Urmila N. Khadilkar, N. Agarwal, Deeshma, V. Bhat

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Abstract

Meningeal melanocytoma is an uncommon benign pigmented primary lesion that has to be distinguished as a pathological entity separate from other benign melanin containing tumours as well as its overtly malignant counterpart, melanoma. In the present study, a 58 year old lady presented with bilateral sensory and motor symptoms in the lower limbs. The MRI scan showed a dumb-bell shaped lesion in the spinal canal at 6th cervical vertebra to 1 st thoracic vertebra (C6-T1) level mimicking a schwannoma and histologically proved to be melanocytoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-247
Number of pages3
JournalKathmandu University Medical Journal
Volume6
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 03-09-2008

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    Khadilkar, U. N., Agarwal, N., Deeshma, & Bhat, V. (2008). Primary meningeal melanocytoma. Kathmandu University Medical Journal, 6(22), 245-247.