Congenital cytomegalovirus encephalitis

Case contributed by Dr Vinay Shah


microcephaly, seizures, mother had exanthema at 3rd month of pregnancy. ? TORCH group of infection.

Patient Data

Age: 3 months
Gender: Male

Multiple well defined small calcification at bilateral cerebral periventricular region, which shows hyperinentse signal on T1w images and blooming on SWI images. 

Abnormal cortical gyri with polymicrogyria. 

Mild to moderate dilatation of both the lateral ventricles. 

Diffuse white matter T2w hyperinentse signal. 

Small cystic area at right basal ganglia. 

Case Discussion

findings most likely represents congenital infective insult such as congenital cytomegalovirus. 

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Case information

rID: 19787
Published: 12th Oct 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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