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Free Content Primary Meningeal Melanomatosis: A Case Report

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Primary meningeal melanomatosis is a rare tumor of the central nervous system accounting for only up to 0.1% of all CNS tumors and 1% of all melanocytic tumors. We present a case of primary meningeal melanomatosis involving the entire neuroaxis and review the relevant imaging findings and literature.

Keywords: GRE = gradient recalled-echo; PDLMC = primary diffuse leptomeningeal melanocytosis, or melanosis; PMM = primary meningeal melanomatosis

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 1, 2022

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  • Neurographics is the peer-reviewed, quarterly educational journal of the American Society of Neuroradiology. The journal includes review articles as well as high-yield case reports that have been solicited from society meetings including the annual ASNR meeting as well as the American Society of Spine Radiology, the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology, the American Society of Functional Neuroradiology, and the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology meetings. Unsolicited educational review articles and case reports are also accepted for review at the discretion of the Editor-in-Chief. Submissions focusing on a pictorial approach to educational objectives are highly encouraged. The journal is open access and available online. CME credit is offered for reading review articles and completing quiz-based self-assessment activities through the ASNR Education Connection portal.

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