Hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy
3 month old boy, post cardiac arrest
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Diffuse edema and hypo-attenuation of the cerebral hemispheres with effacement of the cortical sulci and loss of normal gray-white differentiation. Sparing of the cerebellum (white cerebellum sign, which indicates irreversible brain damage), brain stem and both thalami is noted being of apparent high attenuation relative to the cerebral hemispheres.