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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 42-44

Unusual presentation of poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis as posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome


Department of Pediatrics, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Syed Ahmed Zaki
Room No. 509, New RMO quarters, Shastri Galli, Sion, Mumbai - 400 022, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.131484

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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a rare clinicoradiologic condition manifesting with headache, seizures, altered sensorium, visual disturbances, and characteristic lesions on neuroimaging predominantly affecting the posterior regions of the brain. We report a case of an 8-year-old boy with poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, presenting as PRES. A magnetic resonance imaging showed hyperintense lesions in bilateral frontal and parietooccipital parenchyma on fluid-attenuated inversion recovery and T2-weighted images, suggestive of "PRES." Patient made a complete neurological recovery without any deficit.






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