Cerebellar restricted diffusion

Last revised by Dr Yahya Baba on 14 Nov 2021

Cerebellar restricted diffusion refers to a hyperintense signal involving the cerebellum on DWI images with a corresponding low signal on ADC images.

Vascular thrombo-occlusive disease
Hemodynamic changes
Infections 
Intoxication
Metabolic
Demyelination
Neoplastic
Cerebellar stroke-like episodes
Others

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: AICA infarction
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  • Case 2: PICA infarction
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  • Case 3: superior cerebellar artery infarction
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  • Case 4: cerebellar lymphoma
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