Chinese Medical Sciences Journal ›› 2014, Vol. 29 ›› Issue (1): 55-57.doi: 10.1016/S1001-9294(14)60026-2

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Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome: a Case Report

Sheng-da Liu*, Qing-min Shen, Chun-feng Lv   

  1. Department of Hyperbaric Oxygen, Beijing Aerospace General Hospital, Beijing 100076, China
  • Received:2012-12-28 Online:2014-03-31 Published:2014-03-31
  • Contact: Tel:86-10-68759047, E-mail:liushengda@sohu.com

Abstract: REVERSIBLE posterior leukoencephalopathy syn- drome (RPLS) is a rare neurological syndrome charac- terized by headache, altered mental status, seizures, and visual disturbance, associated with reversible white matter changes.1 It has been commonly reported in patients with severe hypertension and pre-eclampsia. Here we report a case with nephrotic syndrome complicated by RPLS.

Key words: reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome, nephrotic syndrome, magnetic resonance imaging

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