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meningeal carcinoma


Definition: an infiltration of carcinoma cells in the arachnoid and subarachnoid space; may be primary or secondary.

Synonym(s): leptomeningeal carcinoma, leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, meningeal carcinomatosis

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