|Patient: 4 year old male|
|History: Admitted with decreased conscious level, fever and a seizure. No focal neurology. Previously well.|
|Findings: CT Soft evidence of patchy white matter low attenuation MRI patchy becoming confluent areas of increased T2 signal, that show minimal mass effect, in the white matter and basal ganglia|
|Diagnosis: Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis|
|Discussion: Typical appearance. Ususally the dramatic MRI appearance is out of keeping with, an often mild, clinical presentation. Made an uneventful recovery|
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Case Number: 48280098Last Updated: 11-14-2010 The reader is fully responsible for confirming the accuracy of this content.
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