CNS cryptococcosis

Case contributed by Dr Vinay Shah

Presentation

Altered sensation and weakness.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Multiple small nodular enhancing lesions seen in the both basal ganglia, midbrain on left side and cerebellum bilaterally. The lesions show blooming on gradient echo images, represent internal calcification. Mild perilesional oedema surrounding the lesions.

Case Discussion

Known case of cryptococcus meningitis. The CSF findings suggestive of cryptococcus infection. The bilateral basal ganglia involvement is typical. 

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Case information

rID: 19980
Published: 27th Oct 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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