A Rare Extradural Mass: Primary Cervical Spinal Melanoma With Radiologic Findings


Beyazal M., Unal O. , KANKAYA D., Bora A. , Gokalp A.

JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH, cilt.31, ss.418-422, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.418-422

Özet

Melanocytic cells are normally found in the meninges of the central nervous system (CNS). Primary tumour derived from meningeal melanocytic cells is rare. In this case report, a patient with primary spinal malignant melanoma localized in the cervical region was presented. Clinical features of this case including the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings were described and its differential diagnosis was discussed with the line of literature.