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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome caused by presumed Takayasu arteritis
Ki Wuk Lee, Sang Taek Lee, Heeyeon Cho
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(Suppl 1):S145-S148.   Published online November 30, 2016

Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology that affects mainly the aorta, main aortic branches, and pulmonary arteries. Diverse neurological manifestations of TA have rarely been reported in children. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a neuroradiological condition that presents with headache, seizure, visual disturbances, and characteristic lesions on imaging. Inflammatory condition and severe hypertension in...

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