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 edema. The center of the lesion demonstrates prominent restricted diffusion. 

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 15074
Published: 21st Sep 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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