publication . Article . 2014

Post-partum posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

B. V. Triveni; Salman Mohammed Sheikh; Deepak Shedde;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia and Critical Care (issn: 2249-4472, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) is a clinicopathological syndrome associated with various clinical conditions presenting with headache, encephalopathy, seizure and cortical visual disturbances. Radiological findings in PRES are thought to be due to vasogenic edema predominantly in posterior cerebral hemispheres and are reversible with appropriate management. We present a case of post partum PRES,A 29 year old primigravida of 33 weeks 3 days period of gestation who presented to our hospital with painless bleeding per vagina and breathlessness. A provisional diagnosis of Ante partum Haemorrhage due to Marginal Placenta Previa was made and sh...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: reproductive and urinary physiology
free text keywords: RG1-991, seizure, Anesthesiology, Gynecology and obstetrics, headache, encephalopathy, RD78.3-87.3
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