Rasmussen encephalitis

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou

Presentation

Recurrent seizures over the last 5 years.

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Male
CT

Right cerebral hemisphere cortical atrophy, with ipsilateral ex vacuo dilatation evident. The left cerebral hemisphere demonstrates a normal CT appearance. 

Case Discussion

 Clinical and radiographic findings are consistent with Rasmussen encephalitis.

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Case information

rID: 58140
Published: 2nd Feb 2018
Last edited: 3rd Feb 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Ain Shams University

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