Granulomatous amebic encephalitis caused by leptomyxid amebae in an HIV- infected patient

Michael T. Zagardo*, Rudy J. Castellani, Gregg H. Zoarski, Steven C. Bauserman

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Abstract

MR images of granulomatous amebic encephalitis caused by leptomyxid amebae in an HIV-infected patient showed both heterogeneous and ring- enhancing hemorrhagic lesions. The brain was diffusely involved, including the brain stem, deep gray matter nuclei, and corticomedullary junction regions of all lobes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)903-908
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume18
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Brain, infection
  • Encephalitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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