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J Pediatr Neurosci. 2012 Sep;7(3):221-4. doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.106486.

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

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Department of Pediatrics, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


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.


Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome; children; posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

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