Probable Isolated Hypertensive Brainstem Encephalopathy Combined with Intracerebral Hemorrhage: a Case Report

@inproceedings{Kim2014ProbableIH,
  title={Probable Isolated Hypertensive Brainstem Encephalopathy Combined with Intracerebral Hemorrhage: a Case Report},
  author={Ah-young Kim and Hyung Suk Seo and Sang-Wuk Jeong and Yong Seok Lee},
  year={2014}
}
Hypertensive encephalopathy is an acute neurological syndrome caused by a sudden increase of systemic blood pressure (1, 2). The imaging abnormalities are predominant in the parieto-occipital subcortical white matter. The clinical and radiological abnormalities are reversible after antihypertensive treatment (3). Therefore, hypertensive encephalopathy has been called posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES). Brainstem was involved in 58% of hypertensive encephalopathy in one study (4… CONTINUE READING

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