Myelomatous meningitis.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer, Volume 112, Issue 7, p.1562-7 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, Central Nervous System Neoplasms, Chemotherapy, Adjuvant, Clinical Research Division, Combined Modality Therapy, Cranial Irradiation, Female, Humans, Male, Meningitis, Aseptic, Middle Aged, Multiple Myeloma, Neoplasm Invasiveness, Prospective Studies, Survival Rate

Abstract:

The most frequent nervous system complications of multiple myeloma are peripheral neuropathy and epidural spinal cord compression. Myelomatous meningitis (MM) has been considered rare. The current study was performed to characterize the clinical presentation, treatment, and outcome of MM.