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Meningeal leukemia: A serious problem that may occur in leukemia. In meningeal leukemia, cancer cells have spread from the original (primary) tumor to the meninges (thin layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord). The cancer may cause the meninges to be inflamed.

Alternate Names
Leukemic leptomeningitis
Leukemic meningitis