Leptomeningitis and cerebritis

Case contributed by Dr Fabricio Machado


Patient with headache, fever and nuchal rigidity. Altered mental status.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

MRI Brain

FLAIR: Hiperintense sinal in sulci and cortical edema

T1 C+: leptomeningeal enhancement

Case Discussion

Intracranial infections can be divided according to causative organisms or according to anatomical location or even by route of spread.
PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 16060
Case created: 13th Dec 2011
Last edited: 14th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

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

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.