MR spectroscopy of cerebral abscess

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Bacterial abscess MRS


As in all processes which destroy normal brain tissue, NAA is absent. Within bacterial abscess cavities, lactate, alanine, cytosolic acid and acetate are elevated / present.

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rID: 35900
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 26th Oct 2015
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