Abstract

Brainstem Variant of Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome Revisited

Author(s): Tai-Yuan Chen, Te-Chang Wu, Ching-Chung Ko

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a clinicoradiologic entity with several well-known causes such as hypertensive encephalopathy, eclampsia, uremia, antirejection therapy, chemotherapeutic agents, characterized as rapid onset of symptoms (including headache, visual disturbance, seizures, altered consciousness) and typical neuroimaging features, which usually resolve over several days to weeks if promptly recognized and treated.


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