From the case: Cerebral abscess

CT

CT brain 5 weeks later

C+ delayed
Modality: CT (C+ delayed)

- “ Patient was stabbed and developed a frontal cerebral abscess (confirmed at surgery) with representation 5 weeks later. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Abscess - “ Abscesses are focal confined collections of suppurative inflammatory material and can be thought of as having three components 1: a central core ...”
  • Brain abscess - “ Brain abscess is a potentially life-threatening condition requiring rapid treatment, and prompt radiological identification. Fortunately, MRI is u...”
  • Cerebral ring enhancing lesions (mnemonic) - “ Convenient mnemonics for the causes of cerebral ring enhancing lesions are: MAGIC DR or DR MAGIC DR MAGIC L MAGICAL DR Mnemonics MAGIC DR or ...”
  • Intra-axial - “ Intra-axial is a term that denotes lesions that are within the brain parenchyma, in contrast to extra-axial, which describes lesions outside the b...”

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