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Volume 2006, Article ID 23039, 3 pages
Case Report

Late-Onset Meningeal Metastases in Liposarcoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Department of Oncology, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Ward 32, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
2Department of Neuropathology, Southern General Hospital, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 4TF, Scotland, UK
3Beatson Oncology Centre, Dumbarton Road, North Glasgow University Hospitals Division, Glasgow G11 6NT, Scotland, UK

Received 9 June 2006; Revised 22 September 2006; Accepted 2 October 2006

Copyright © 2006 Michelle Ferguson et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Intracranial metastases from liposarcoma are rare and almost always preceded by the development of systemic tumour spread. We report here a case of liposarcoma with spread to the cranial nervous system 23 years after treatment of the primary tumour. The literature on brain metastases from soft tissue sarcoma is also reviewed.