The reversible posterior cerebral edema syndrome.

  title={The reversible posterior cerebral edema syndrome.},
  author={W P Dillon and Howard D Rowley},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={19 3},
In this issue of the AJNR, Ito et al report a case in which hypertension, convulsions, visual disturbances, and unconsciousness developed while the patient underwent therapy with cisplatin. T2-weighted MR images showed bilateral increased signal intensity within the white matter of the frontoparietal lobes, which reversed after antieplieptic therapy and control of hypertension. The MR findings of postictal edema are usually, but not always, reversible, and are most frequently related to an… CONTINUE READING
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