TITLE

Spinal cord involvement in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Lapuyade, B,; Sibon, I.; Jeanin, S.; Dousset, V.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jan2009, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 38-year-old man with a neglected high blood pressure and obesity, admitted to the hospital due to his blindness and progressive headache. There was a Babinski sign of reflex in him after the neurological examination. It was found out that he also suffered from hypertension. His fundus examination revealed that he has several hypertensive retinopathy and bilateral papillary oedema.
ACCESSION #
36132255

 

Related Articles

  • Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: a case following reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome masquerading as subarachnoid haemorrhage. Sadek, Ahmed-Ramadan; Waters, Ryan; Sparrow, Owen // Acta Neurochirurgica;Mar2012, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p413 

    Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a neurotoxic clinico-radiological diagnosis typically presenting with headache, encephalopathy and visual disturbance accompanied by a unique neuroradiological pattern of symmetrical parieto-occipital vasogenic oedema. Here we present the...

  • The Safety of Nitrendipine in the Treatment of Essential Hypertension--A Review of 61 Clinical Studies. Vanov, Svetislav K.; Pun, Edward F. C.; Taylor, Russell J. // Angiology;Jan1988 Part 2, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p113 

    To assess the safety of the calcium channel blocker nitrendipine, data from 61 clinical studies conducted in the United States and involving 1,245 patients were reviewed. The drug appeared to be tolerated in the majority of patients and the dropout rate was low. The most common side effects...

  • Idiopathic intracranial hypertension without papilloedema: An important differential for daily headaches in children. Gosalakkal, J. A.; Beri, S.; Hussain, N. // Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology;Nov2008 Supplement, Vol. 11, pS178 

    Background: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Without Papilloedema (IIHWOP), although rarely reported, may well be a clinically important headache syndrome in children. The clinical course of IIH is often prolonged and recurring with potentially serious complications. We describe six children...

  • Prognosis of idiopathic intracranial hypertension in Saudi Arabia. Alkali, Nura H.; Daif, Abdulkader; Dorasanamma, Malli; Almoallem, Mansour A. // Annals of African Medicine;2011, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p314 

    The article discusses the prognosis of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) in 99 Arab patients in Saudi Arabia with ages at diagnosis ranging from 12 to 48 years. Obesity was concluded as a risk factor for IIH in Saudi Arabia, with hypertension and visual impairment at presentation as the...

  • Transient blindness and seizures in severe lupus nephritis. Morelle, Johann; Cosnard, Guy; Jadoul, Michel; Kanaan, Nada // Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;Aug2009, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p331 

    The article presents a study of a 19-year-old woman who was diagnosed of severe lupus nephritis and was brought to the emergency department due to blindness and generalized seizures. It mentions that the complained about acute onset blindness and headache on the morning of her admission. It...

  • The importance of optical coherence tomography in papilledema. Cunha, Leonardo Provetti // Revista Brasileira de Oftalmologia;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p273 

    No abstract available.

  • The young woman was suffering from headaches. She feared the worst. Then I measured her weight. Whitaker, Phil // New Statesman;9/5/2014, Vol. 143 Issue 5226, p57 

    The author, a physician, describes treating a patient complaining of daily headaches, accompanied by blurred vision on waking up. He notes her anxiety stemming from the fear that she might have a brain tumor had led her to delay seeking help. He explains his diagnosis of idiopathic intracranial...

  • Obesity and Headaches Suggest Diagnosis. Jackula, Sally; Skorin Jr., Leonid // Review of Optometry;10/15/2002, Vol. 139 Issue 10, p79 

    Focuses on the clinical studies concerning the association of obesity and constant occipital headache with eye disorder in the U.S. Experiences for vision changes of the patient with vision disorder; Importance of diagnosis to determine the disorder; Normal level of glucose and cells in the eye.

  • Remission of Hypnic Headache Associated with Idiopathic Cyclic Edema with the Use of Aminaphtone. de Godoy, José Maria Pereira // Open Neurology Journal;2010, Vol. 4, p90 

    Headache is one of the chief complaints among patients visiting primary care physicians. The aim of the current study is to report on a case of daily intermittent headaches in a patient with idiopathic cyclic edema. Over three years the patient suffered from headaches that started and improved...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics