CNS lymphoma may present as lymphomatous meningitis, a condition characterized by headache, fever, stiff neck and mental status changes with cranial or spinal nerve palsies. CSF white blood cell count, protein and glucose can be normal or elevated. CSF cytological analysis may reveal malignant cells. Brain imaging reveals atrophy with or without meningeal enhancement. The mean survival from the time of diagnosis of lymphomatous meningitis is only 5 weeks. At this stage, treatment is not usually helpful.171
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