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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 138-140

Reversible posterior encephalopathy syndrome due to intravenous immunoglobulin in a child with Guillain-Barré syndrome


1 Department of Pediatric Neurology, Cukurova University Medical Faculty, Adana, India
2 Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cukurova University Medical Faculty, Adana, India

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Toros mah, 40 Sok, Omer Bayram Havuz Apt, At: 11, No: 11, Adana
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.92841

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Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome is characterized clinically by headache, abnormalities of mental status, and visual perception and seizures. We report a rare case of acute encephalopathy following intravenous immunoglobulin treatment for Guillain-Barré syndrome in whom posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome developed without severe hypertension.






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