PRES

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PRESPosterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (hypertensive encephalopathy)
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Michelle, a primary school teacher of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, is talking about her ordeal for the first time to help other victims of her condition - posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is known as reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome, primarily portrayed in 1996.
Neurological involvement includes headache, dizziness, visual disturbances, seizures, transient ischemic attack (TIA), stroke, and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome is characterized by hypertension, seizure, headache, clouding of consciousness, and visual disturbance, and is diagnosed in the presence of typical lesions on magnetic resonance imaging.
During this earlier hospitalization, she was given a diagnosis of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) or reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome was first described by Hinchey, in 1996, as a reversible syndrome manifested with an acute headache, consciousness impairment, seizures, and visual deficits, associated with white matter changes predominately affecting the posterior parietal and occipital lobes of the brain but also involving the brainstem, cerebellum, and other cerebral areas [1-3].
Differential diagnostic considerations for these radiologic findings included atypical posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES), vasculitis, viral encephalitis, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM).
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is an infrequent diagnosis in day-to-day obstetric care, but it is known to be part of a spectrum of conditions associated with eclampsia (3).
After Computed Tomography (CT) head imaging was performed it was reported as abnormal signal intensity in periventricular white matter, subcortical internal and external capsules, basal ganglia, and corpus callosum suspicious for posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) (Figures 1(a), 1(b), and 1(c)).
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