What would be the cerebral spinal fluid test result for brain metastatic cancer. What value indicates its brain cancer in CSF test?

Not the best test. CSF examination may contain malignant cells in the presence of metastatic cancer, but normal CSF does not rule out metastases to the brain. Imaging studies are more likely to be helpful.

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What would be d CSF test evaluation values that indicates and confirms brain metastatic cancer. Please explain in detail sir.

LP with cytology . Lumbar puncture (spinal tap). Then the Pathology department spins the fluid down in a centrifuge in order to concentrate the cells. The sediment is placed on a glass slide and stained and examined by the cytopathologist for the presence of malignant cells. Read more...

What to expect with brain cancer that has 35+ tumors and 3 in the spinal fluid.

Very poor prognosis. This sounds likely widely metastasized brain tumor. It sounds as though it is end stage. There is no surgery for this. Whole brain and whole spinal radiation with or without chemotherapy is what is recommended. Read more...

Had two spinal taps cont2. Csf was Lyme negative... Symptoms still persist 2+ years. Brain MRI white matter foci. Blood test results now normalizing?

Infection occurred. Two years ago, and you are recovering; labs correct faster than clinical symptoms, if they ever will. Read more...
Work with your neuro. Specialist, so you can remain in remission. Also, with your integrative medicine doctor to help you out with lifestyle management, nutritional supplements, and ways to help with energy level support as the white matter foci are areas of concern for all. Read more...