9539/3 Meningeal sarcomatosis


Definitions

Tumours of the central nervous system
ICD-O-3 topography code: C70, C71 and C72
ICD10: C70, C71 and C72
           

A rare condition characterized by diffuse spread of sarcoma cells throughout the meninges. The neoplastic cells are derived from meningeal connective tissue. Clinically, this disorder may present as a fulminant pachymeningitis and/or encephalitis.