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Toxoplasmosis in an HIV-positive patient (MRI)

(A) T2 FLAIR imaging reveals multiple space-occupying lesions in the cortex and the basal ganglia with surrounding massive vasogenic edema with midline shift, hydrocephalus, and impending herniation. (B) T1-weighted postgadolinium image reveals ring enhancement with the classic “eccentric target” sign. (Contributed by Dr. Lama Abdel Wahed.)

Related Media

Associated Disorders

  • Encephalitis
  • Meningitis
  • Myelitis
  • Space-occupying, rim enhancing lesions