Home > Journals > Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences > Past Issues > Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences 2004 September;48(3) > Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences 2004 September;48(3):139-42

CURRENT ISSUE
 

JOURNAL TOOLS

eTOC
To subscribe PROMO
Submit an article
Recommend to your librarian
 

ARTICLE TOOLS

Reprints
Permissions

 

CASE REPORTS   

Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences 2004 September;48(3):139-42

Copyright © 2005 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Cauda equina melanoma presenting with subarachnoid hemorrhage. A case report

Montinaro A., Cantisani P., Punzi F., D’Agostino A.

Neurosurgical Department, V. Fazzi Hospital, Lecce, Italy


PDF


The case of a 57-year-old woman with a primary melanoma of the cauda equina is reported. The peculiarity of the case is the very rare clinical presentation mimicking a subarachnoid hemorrhage. The patient underwent surgical excision of the mass. The clinicopathological and neuroradiological features are summarized.

top of page