Rhombencephalitis caused by adenovirus: MR imaging appearance

AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1998 Nov-Dec;19(10):1901-3.


Encephalitis is a rare manifestation of adenovirus infection. We report the MR imaging findings of a patient with rhombencephalitis caused by adenovirus. Imaging findings included T2 signal abnormalities in the brain stem and cerebellum with mild patchy enhancement and mass effect.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenovirus Infections, Human / diagnosis*
  • Brain Stem / pathology*
  • Cerebellum / pathology*
  • Encephalitis
  • Encephalitis, Viral / diagnosis*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
  • Middle Aged