Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome during pregnancy: seizures in a previously healthy parturient.

@article{Long2007PosteriorRE,
  title={Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome during pregnancy: seizures in a previously healthy parturient.},
  author={Timothy Long and Barry D Hein and Michael J. Brown and Charlotte H Rydberg and Charles T Wass},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={145-8}
}
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome refers to a neuroradiologic disorder in which seizure activity (multiple seizures are more common than single events) is commonly the initial presenting symptom. We describe a case of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in a previously healthy parturient who presented to the labor and delivery suite with generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Prompt recognition and treatment of this potentially catastrophic disease may avert injury to the… CONTINUE READING

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