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Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2014 Apr;35(2):118-35. doi: 10.1053/j.sult.2013.09.007.

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Electronic address: jrykken@umn.edu.
  • 2Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Abstract

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a complex disorder, our understanding of which continues to evolve. PRES has many clinical associations, many causative factors, a variety of imaging manifestations, and its pathophysiology remains a topic of debate. There are also many other disorders that may mimic PRES. We present a concise review of PRES to enable the radiologist to more readily and easily recognize this treatable disorder with important clinical implications.

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