Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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This patient presented encephalopathic and very hypertensive

The bilateral occipital high signal on FLAIR, consistent with PRES. Followup scan two weeks later, after blood pressure control and resolution of symptoms demonstrated resolution of radiological findings.

Case Discussion

This patient presented encephalopathic and very hypertensive. The bilateral occipital high signal on FLAIR was considered consistent with PRES. Followup scan two weeks later, after blood pressure control and resolution of symptoms demonstrated resolution of radiological findings also.

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Case Information

rID: 2653
Case created: 7th May 2008
Last edited: 14th Feb 2017
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