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March 1983

Meningeal Sarcomatosis and Multiple Astrocytomas

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Neurology (Dr Lukes) and Pathology (Neuropathology) (Drs Wollmann and Stefannson), University of Chicago Hospitals. Dr Lukes is now with the Department of Neurology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York.

Arch Neurol. 1983;40(3):179-182. doi:10.1001/archneur.1983.04050030073016

• We report the clinical course and the pathological findings in a 28-year-old woman in whom a chronic, progressive "meningitis" was caused by extensive invasion of the meninges by a primary sarcoma. The patient was also found to have two anatomically and histologically distinct astrocytomas.

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