Multicystic encephalomalacia post hypoxia

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli



Patient Data

Age: 10 months.
Gender: Male

Prominency of the ventricular system and brain sulci depict brain tissue volume loss.

Corpus callosum is atrophic.

Bilateral extensive areas of cystic encephalomalacia predominantly in anterior circulation territory is seen.

Case Discussion

Regarding the imaging findings, bilateral extensive areas of cystic encephalomalacia caused by severe birth asphyxia is preferred diagnosis.

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Case information

rID: 73900
Published: 27th Jan 2020
Last edited: 7th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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