Pyogenic brain abscess

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Left frontal nodule with fluid content, thick and enhanced walls, with high DWI signal and true restricted diffusion (low signal on ADC), as well as surrounding by local edema. 

Case Discussion

Cerebral abscesses result from pathogens growing within the brain parenchyma, initially as a cerebritis and then eventually demarcating into a cerebral abscess.

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rID: 11857
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 20th Nov 2019
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