Sugarcoated spine

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Case Discussion

The so called "sugar coating" or zuckerguss (German for sugar icing) is seen in post contrast images of the brain and spinal cord in patients with leptomeningeal drop metastases or leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.

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Case information

rID: 35822
Published: 26th Apr 2015
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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