Diffuse cerebellar atrophy

Diffuse atrophy of the cerebellum refers to degeneration/reduction from a previously normal cerebellar volume.

Cerebellar atrophy slightly differs from cerebellar hypoplasia meaning the cerebellum was not well formed to start with.

Diffuse atrophy can result from a variety of causes:

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rID: 9191
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Differential diagnosis of diffuse cerebellar atrophy
  • Diffuse cerebellar degeneration
  • Differential diagnosis of diffuse cerebellar degeneration

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    Case 1: idiopathic
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    Case 2: due phenytoin chronic use
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    Case 3: superficial siderosis
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