Leptomeningeal dissemination of ovarian carcinoma through a ventriculopenitoneal shunt

Eralp Y. , Saip P., Aydin Z., Berkman S. , Topuz E.

GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY, vol.108, no.1, pp.248-250, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 108 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2007.09.024
  • Title of Journal : GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.248-250


Background. Dissemination of ovarian cancer occurs mainly within the peritoneal cavity and central nervous system involvement (CNS) is encountered rarely. This report describes an unusual case with iatrogenic leptomeningeal metastasis from ovarian carcinoma.