Encephalomalacia secondary to cerebral contusions

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Seizures.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Bifrontal and bitemporal areas of encephalomalacia are noted characteristic of prior closed head injury. 

Case Discussion

This patient had a known history of remote trauma and was suffering from intractable epilepsy with a right temporal lobe origin. He underwent a resection that confirmed gliosis with no tumour. 

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Case information

rID: 7739
Published: 24th Nov 2009
Last edited: 23rd Oct 2018
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