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Cortical Laminar Necrosis and CT Negative Hemorrhage in Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome. A Case Report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24029179     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a clinicoradiologic condition that typically demonstrates symmetric occipitoparietal vasogenic edema on CT and MR imaging. The vasogenic edema typically resolves over a period of days to weeks if the underlying hemodynamic abnormality is promptly corrected. Less commonly, PRES may be complicated by hemorrhage or cytotoxic edema that restricts diffusion and usually involves the cerebral cortex. Cortical laminar necrosis (CLN) is a sequela of cerebral energy depletion, resulting in selective necrosis of the most metabolically active cortical layers. Cortical hemorrhage is an atypical feature of CLN. We present a unique PRES case with imaging features of both CLN and CT negative hemorrhage. CLN with CT negative hemorrhage in the setting of PRES has not been previously reported to the best of our knowledge.
Authors:
I Ahmad; S Kralik; C Y Ho; T Ammar; A C Douglas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-12-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  The neuroradiology journal     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1971-4009     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiol J     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101295103     Medline TA:  Neuroradiol J     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  671-5     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Indiana University School of Medicine; Indianapolis, IN, USA - iftikharbhutta@hotmail.com.
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