Rapidly Progressive Dementia due to Carcinomatous Meningitis Associated with Gastric Cancer

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Weerasak Muangpaisan

Abstract

Gastric cancer rarely presents with carcinomatous meningitis (CM) and rapidly progressive dementia. The authors report two cases of carcinomatous meningitis due to gastric cancer presenting with rapidly progressive dementia. The MRI of the brain was different between the two cases. The diagnosis of CM was confirmed by positive cerebrospinal fluid cytology.

Keywords: Gastric cancer, carcinomatous meningitis, rapidly progressive dementia

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Muangpaisan, W. (2016). Rapidly Progressive Dementia due to Carcinomatous Meningitis Associated with Gastric Cancer. Siriraj Medical Journal, 68(1), 47–50. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/sirirajmedj/article/view/55206
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