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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 109-111

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome


1 Department of General Medicine, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India
2 Department of Radiology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India

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Nayyar Iqbal
Department of General Medicine, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jcrsm.jcrsm_36_18

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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a clinical and radiographical syndrome of varying etiologies. It is characterized by headache, confusion, seizures, visual loss, and raised blood pressure along with magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities. It is associated with a number of conditions such as hypertension, eclampsia, vasculitis, chemotherapeutic drugs, and postpartum state. We report the case of a 28-year-old female who developed PRES on her 8th day of postpartum along with subarachnoid hemorrhage.


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