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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 221-224

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in a child with autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome: Case report and review of literature


1 Department of Pediatrics, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Pediatrics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Neurology, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
4 Department of Radiology, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
5 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Julius Xavier Scott
Department of Pediatrics, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Porur, Chennai - 600 116, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.106486

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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is characterized by headache, nausea, vomiting, seizures and visual disturbances. PRES has been usually associated with hypertension, chronic renal disease, malignancy and chemotherapeutic agents. We report the association of PRES with Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome, which to our best knowledge has not been reported before.






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