Headache and dizziness. Fever on and off for 1 month. Facial asymmetry.
Loading Stack -
0 images remaining
Large thin walled rim enhancing lesion centred on the left basal ganglia with mild surrounding oedema.
This is effacing the frontal horn of the left lateral ventricle and diencephalon.
Mild temporal horn dilatation.
This patients clinical findings along with CT brain were in keeping with a cerebral abscess.
He underwent image guided surgery - 50mls of frank pus was aspirated and the abscess cavity dissected.
Culture and sensitivity was positive for Klebsiella pneumoniae.