Leptomeningitis and cerebritis

Case contributed by Dr Fabricio Machado

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

MRI Brain

Modality: MRI

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.
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Case Information

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

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