Crossed cerebellar diaschisis

Case contributed by Dr Amir Rezaee

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

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

Nuclear medicine

There is right MCA territory decreased uptake with associated contralateral left cerebellar decreased uptake due to old right MCA infarct and gliosis.

Case Discussion

Crossed cerebellar diaschisis (CCD) refers to a depression of blood flow and metabolism affecting the cerebellar hemisphere occurring as a result of a contralateral focal, supra-tentorial lesion (e.g. infarct, radiation necrosis, following a tumor resection).

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Case information

rID: 29072
Published: 12th Jan 2016
Last edited: 11th Jan 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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