Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome in cancer

@article{Vaughn2008ReversiblePL,
  title={Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome in cancer},
  author={C. Vaughn and L. Zhang and D. Schiff},
  journal={Current Oncology Reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={10},
  pages={86-91}
}
  • C. Vaughn, L. Zhang, D. Schiff
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Current Oncology Reports
  • Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome (RPLS) is a subacute neurological syndrome typically manifesting with headache, cortical blindness, and seizures. The syndrome is associated with risk factors such as malignant hypertension, eclampsia, and renal failure. Numerous case reports depict its occurrence in cancer patients. The direct causal relationship for the mechanism of RPLS in cancer patients has not yet been defined. Cytotoxic chemotherapy may cause direct endothelium damage… CONTINUE READING
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