Rasmussen encephalitis

Case contributed by Ahmed Abdrabou
Diagnosis almost certain


Recurrent seizures over the last 5 years.

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Male

Right cerebral hemisphere cortical atrophy, with ipsilateral ex vacuo dilatation evident. The left cerebral hemisphere demonstrates a normal CT appearance. 

Case Discussion

 Clinical and radiographic findings are consistent with Rasmussen encephalitis.

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