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2022 Dec

Ann Med Surg (Lond)


Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) and its relation with COPD.


Regmi A R, Bhatta U, Gurung A, Rijal B, Regmi A, Amatya S, Neupane S, Verma A K, Mishra S
Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2022 Dec; 84:104877.
PMID: 36582888.


and importance: PRES is a neurological disorder which is usually seen in adult females with symptoms like headache, altered mental status, seizures, impairment of vision. It is a radiographic diagnosis and can present with complications like status epilepticus, hemorrhagic and ischemic brain strokes.It can be associated with many clinical entities, COPD being one. Treatment is symptomatic.