Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

Case contributed by Dr Ayman Elmesalamy


Right sided hemiplegia. The patient presented with gradual onset of right sided hemiplegia with a history of booster dose of Measles vaccination 12 days ago

Patient Data

Age: 5 y
Gender: Male

Supra and infra tentorial as well as brain stem white matter areas of abnormal signal showing post contrast enhancement.

Case Discussion

This is a case of acute dissiminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM).

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Case information

rID: 26394
Published: 19th Dec 2013
Last edited: 15th Oct 2020
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