Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in pregnancy: a retrospective series of 36 patients from mainland China

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in pregnancy: a retrospective series of 36 patients... Ir J Med Sci (2017) 186:699–705 DOI 10.1007/s11845-017-1567-2 O R I G IN AL ARTI CL E Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in pregnancy: a retrospective series of 36 patients from mainland China 1 2 1 1 • • • Y. Wen B. Yang Q. Huang Y. Liu Received: 13 June 2016 / Accepted: 18 January 2017 / Published online: 2 February 2017 Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland 2017 Abstract and hemorrhage (19%). Comorbidities included thrombo- Background Posterior reversible encephalopathy syn- cytopenia (25%), pulmonary infection (25%), anemia drome (PRES) is associated with variable predisposing risk (19%), fever (17%), acute renal failure (8%), HELLP factors including preeclampsia and eclampsia since it syndrome (6%), DIC (6%). Most of patients recovered proposed. However, studies of large case series focusing on completely with timely diagnosis and treatment. Two pregnancy-related PRES are still limited. We performed a patients who suffered DIC finally died. large retrospective study of patients with pregnancy-related Conclusions Patients with pregnancy-related PRES may PRES admitted to our institution. present with atypical neuroimaging findings. Moreover, our Methods This was a single-center, 2010–2015 retrospec- data supported the view that nearly all imaged patients with tive cohort study of patients with pregnancy-related PRES eclampsia http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971 -) Springer Journals

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in pregnancy: a retrospective series of 36 patients from mainland China

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Springer London
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Copyright © 2017 by Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland
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Medicine & Public Health; Internal Medicine; General Practice / Family Medicine
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0021-1265
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1863-4362
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10.1007/s11845-017-1567-2
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