Encephalomalacia secondary to cerebral contusions

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard



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 tumor. 

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 7739
Published: 24th Nov 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.