Cerebral radiation necrosis

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

MRI

The left temporal lobe is hemorrhagic with high T2 signal extending throughout the white matter and extensive enhancement. Note the atrophy of the ipsilateral cerebellum. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of radiation necrosis in this case following acoustic schwannoma irradiation performed overseas.

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