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Neurochirurgie 31. August 2010

Melanocytic tumour of the spinal dura: case presentation and review of the literature

A 55-year-old male was operated upon a cervico-thoracic primary malignant melanoma of the dura mater. The recurrence free period of 2.5 years and the clinical course of our patient justified aggressive therapy by using a combination of local irradiation and dissemination prophylaxis by concomitant intrathecal liposomal cytarabin. Nevertheless, one must be aware of severe side effects of such therapeutic approach, as our patient developed a severe but reversible toxic polyneuropathy.

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