Cerebral abscess

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Disturbed conscious level

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Right frontal intra axial space occupying lesion surrounded by perifocal edema. Vivid central diffusion restriction, low T1, high T2. Its capsule displays high T1 and low T2 signal and enhances in post contrast images.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates typical appearances of a cerebral abscess, confirmed at surgery. 

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Case Information

rID: 22456
Case created: 1st Apr 2013
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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