HYPERTENSIVE ENCEPHALOPATHY, ECLAMPSIA, AND REVERSIBLE POSTERIOR LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY

Kyra Becker Critical Care Neurology p. 30-45 February 2006, Vol.12, No.1 doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000290436.03194.34
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Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy is a syndrome defined by magnetic resonance imaging and is most commonly seen in patients with hypertensive encephalopathy and eclampsia. In this chapter, the diagnostic approach to these disorders and a practical approach to treatment will be reviewed.

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