TITLE

Eklampsi Ä°liÅŸkili Posterior Reversibl Ensefalopati Sendromu (PRES)

AUTHOR(S)
Tezcan, Aysu Hayriye; Dilek, Kevser; Bayraktar, Yeşim Şerife; Leblebici, Figen; Yağmurdur, Hatice
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Turkish Journal of Medical & Surgical Intensive Care Medicine / ;Apr2014, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a clinicoradiological entity that is characterized by headache, seizure activity, visual changes, and consciousness impairment. Risk factors of PRES include preeclampsia/eclampsia, hypertension, sepsis, organ transplantation, and cytotoxic drug use. The treatment strategy associates general measures with the correction of the underlying cause of PRES. The management and treatment of preeclampsia-caused PRES that healed without sequelae in the intensive care unit are reported in this case.
ACCESSION #
110690604

 

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