Severe form of Reversible Posterior Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) in a Patient with Lupus

Benani Mohamed *

Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Military Teaching Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Hanae El Ghiati

Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Military Teaching Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Chouikh Chakib

Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Military Teaching Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Yassine El Adraoui

Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Military Teaching Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Bouayida Ayoub

Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Military Teaching Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Touab Rida

Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Military Teaching Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Mohamed Rabii Andaloussi

Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Military Teaching Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Khalil Mounir

Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Military Teaching Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

Hicham Balkhi

Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Military Teaching Hospital Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

PRES represents a clinico-radiological syndrome indicating spontaneously reversible cerebral distress. It associates predominantly neurological manifestations with white matter signal abnormalities on brain magnetic resonance imaging.

The purpose of our work is to highlight the clinical and evolutionary characteristics of severe forms of PRES, aiming to derive therapeutic and prognostic considerations.

We present a case of a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus complicated by nephropathy, in whom the diagnosis of PRES was established, with a favourable outcome under treatment.

Keywords: Pres, lupus, reversible cerebral distress


How to Cite

Mohamed , Benani, Hanae El Ghiati, Chouikh Chakib, Yassine El Adraoui, Bouayida Ayoub, Touab Rida, Mohamed Rabii Andaloussi, Khalil Mounir, and Hicham Balkhi. 2023. “Severe Form of Reversible Posterior Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) in a Patient With Lupus”. Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Neurology 6 (1):166-69. https://journalajorrin.com/index.php/AJORRIN/article/view/92.

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