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Cytotoxic lesion of the corpus callosum in a case of Q fever

      Highlights

      • Cytotoxic lesions of the corpus callosum (CLOCCs) can manifest in a wide variety of systemic infections including Coxiella Burnetii.
      • CLOCCs, in rare cases, also manifest in response to seizure activity, medications, haemorrhage, neoplasm and metabolic disturbance.
      • Differentials for CLOCCs include Marchiafava-Bignami disease, stroke, lymphoma and glioblastoma.

      Abbreviations:

      CLOCC (Cytotoxic lesion of the Corpus Callosum), FLAIR (FLuid Attenuated Inverse Recovery), DWI (Diffusion weighted Imaging), ADC (Apparent Diffusion Coefficient)
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