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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 20(9); 1991 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1991;20(9): 820-824.
Recurrent Primary Meningeal Melanoma: Case Report.
Sung Kyu Lee, Jae Eun Kim
Departments of Neurosurgery, Chonbuk National University Medical School Chonju Chonbuk, Korea.
ABSTRACT
Since primary meningeal melanoma was reported by Virchow at 1859, only 220 cases of primary CNS & leptomeningeal melanomas were found during the last 100yrs. We experienced a case of recurrent primary malignant melanoma. The patient is 53 years old male. The primary malignant tumor in right parietooccipotal lobe was removed 4years ago. Therefter, the patient had been suffered from right hemiparesis, confusion and vomiting during three months before second admission. Then, the recurrent mass was removed totally, and the result was good. So this case is reported with a review of the lieratures.
Key Words: Primary meningeal melanoma; Recurrent; Prognosis
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