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.

Current as of: February 11, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine