Encephalitis

 CT scans of normal brain and brain with encephalitis

Courtesy of Paul Traughber, M.D., Boise, Idaho.

Figure 1 is a computed tomography (CT) scan of a normal brain. Figure 2 is a CT scan that shows an accumulation of contrast material in infected areas and around the brain from encephalitis.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerChristine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology

Current as ofMarch 3, 2017

Current as of: March 3, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology