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Case 14249

Cerebral TB

Author(s)
Dr Ahmed Ali, Dr Muhammad Khan, Dr Shahid Hussain

Birmingham Heartlands hospital; Bordesley Green E, Bordesley Green, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B9 5SS.
Email:ahmed.ali8@nhs.net
 
Patient
male, 25 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial MRI head with contrast

    Multiple right cerebellar tuberculomas.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Coronal MRI head with contrast

    Ring enhancing tuberculomas in the right cerebellum.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal FLAIR MRI head

    High signal localising to the head of the right caudate nucleus.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial true diffusion MRI head

    Right caudate nucleus high signal.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Axial ADC mapping MRI head

    On ADC mapping the abnormality in the right caudate nucleus shows a low signal.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Coronal CT thorax

    Cavitation infiltrates in the lung apices.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 7
    Axial CT thorax

    Axial CT with apical nodularity and cavitation of the lungs.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
Multiple right cerebellar tuberculomas.
 
Ring enhancing tuberculomas in the right cerebellum.
 
High signal localising to the head of the right caudate nucleus.
 
Right caudate nucleus high signal.
 
On ADC mapping the abnormality in the right caudate nucleus shows a low signal.
 
Cavitation infiltrates in the lung apices.
 
Axial CT with apical nodularity and cavitation of the lungs.
 
 
 
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