Vermian abscess

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

MRI brain

Selected images from an MRI demonstrate a peripherally (ring) enhancing lesion in the vermis of the cerebellum, with surrounding vasogenic oedema. The center of the lesion demonstrates prominent restricted diffusion. 

Case Discussion

This patient was taken to theatre and the abscess drained. He made an uneventful recover. 

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Case information

rID: 15074
Published: 21st Sep 2011
Last edited: 7th Nov 2015
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