Crossed cerebellar diaschisis

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

Presentation

Follow up imaging of stroke.

Patient Data

Age: 73 years
CT

Left basal ganglia acute and subacute non hemorrhagic infarct. An associated asymmetric hypo-attenuation can be depicted within the right cerebellar hemisphere suggesting crossed cerebellar diaschisis.

Case Discussion

The CT findings are suggestive of right crossed cerebellar diaschisis but perfusion imaging is often necessary to make the diagnosis. 

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Case information

rID: 46569
Published: 8th Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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