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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 65  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 110--112

Coexistent intracerebral metastatic melanoma and meningioma

1 Department of Pathology, BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.198212

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Coexistence of multifocal neural crest tumors, namely meningioma, melanoma, and nerve sheath tumors, is termed as neurocristopathy. Neurofibromatosis is the commonest form of neurocristopathy. We report a rare case of frontal lobe metastatic melanoma coexistent with a parietal lobe meningioma, in the absence of any stigmata of neurofibromatosis.


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