Primary intracranial meningeal melanocytoma

Manoj Kumar, Murat Gokden


Primary intracranial meningeal melanocytoma (PIMM) is an uncommon, neoplasm of the central nervous system. It is a relatively benign entity and needs to be considered in the differential diagnosis of pigmented, melanin containing intracranial lesions. A case of a 25 year old right handed male, who presented with right side facial numbness, tingling and headaches, is presented. MRI findings suggested a diagnosis of primary meningeal melanocytoma, which was surgically and pathologically confirmed.

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Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing    ISSN 1925-4008 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4016 (Online)

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