Life-threatening posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in the cerebellum treated by posterior fossa decompression.
- Yousef Abusabha,
- Athanasios K Petridis,
- Bastian Kraus,
- Marcel A Kamp,
- Hans-Jakob Steiger,
- Kerim Beseoglu
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2017 May 25. Epub 2017 May 25.
Department of Neurosurgery, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Moorenstr. 5, 40225, Duesseldorf, Germany.
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a clinico-neuroradiological syndrome associated with various clinical conditions, such as headache, encephalopathy, and seizures. It is reversible if a prompt diagnosis is made and treatment undertaken. We report a 52-year-old male with hypertensive crisis. Read More