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Encephalitis

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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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
Last Revised October 26, 2011

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Last Updated: October 26, 2011
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