Atypical Case of the Postpartum Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Associated with Acute Pulmonary Edema
Science Journal of Clinical Medicine
Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages: 1-3
Received: Nov. 3, 2013; Published: Nov. 30, 2013
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Hicham Bakkali, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Military Training Hospital Med V, Rabat, Morocco
Salahedine Massou, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Military Training Hospital Med V, Rabat, Morocco
Elhassani Mehdi, Department of Gynecology-obstetrics, Military Training Hospital Med V, Rabat, Morocco
Abdellah Babahabib, Department of Gynecology-obstetrics, Military Training Hospital Med V, Rabat, Morocco
Khalil Aboulaala, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Military Training Hospital Med V, Rabat, Morocco
Hicham Balkhi, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Military Training Hospital Med V, Rabat, Morocco
Jaouad Kouach, Department of Gynecology-obstetrics, Military Training Hospital Med V, Rabat, Morocco
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Abstract
The Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) is a clinical and radiological entity involving varying degrees of neurological symptoms to neurological abnormalities in parietal-occipital white matter. We report a case of reversible encephalopathy of late posterior postpartum encephalopathy as an association with acute pulmonary edema, in a young woman without any significant medical history. The physiopathology, diagnosis and treatment were discussed.
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Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy, Postpartum, Tocolysis, Nicardipine, Acute Pulmonary Edema
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Hicham Bakkali, Salahedine Massou, Elhassani Mehdi, Abdellah Babahabib, Khalil Aboulaala, Hicham Balkhi, Jaouad Kouach, Atypical Case of the Postpartum Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Associated with Acute Pulmonary Edema, Science Journal of Clinical Medicine. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014, pp. 1-3. doi: 10.11648/j.sjcm.20140301.11
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