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BMJ Case Rep. 2010; 2010: bcr10.2009.2345.
Published online 2010 May 11. doi:  10.1136/bcr.10.2009.2345
PMCID: PMC3047380
Findings that shed new light on the possible pathogenesis of a disease or an adverse effect

Cerebral vasomotor reactivity monitoring in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

Abstract

A 25-year-old woman was admitted for vomiting, hypertension and seizures. Magnetic resonance imaging was compatible with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome and a transcranial Doppler/vasomotor reactivity study (TCD/VMR) demonstrated loss of vasomotor reactivity. The clinical recovery was concomitant to improvement in the TCD/VMR.


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