Cryptococcus neoformans var gattii: basal ganglia

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Bilateral basal ganglia hgh T1 and T2 signal change is demonstrated with central low T1 / high T2. Given the T1 intrinsic high signal it is difficult to demonstrate contrast enhancement. 

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have Cryptococcus isolated from CSF. 

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rID: 5502
Published: 27th Jan 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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