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Spinal cord involvement in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
  1. B Lapuyade1,
  2. I Sibon2,
  3. S Jeanin2,
  4. V Dousset1
  1. 1
    CHU Bordeaux, Pôle de Radiologie, Bordeaux, France
  2. 2
    CHU Bordeaux, Pôle de Neurosciences Cliniques, Bordeaux, France
  1. Dr I Sibon, Pole de Neurosciences Cliniques, Hôpital Pellegrin, CHU Bordeaux, Place Amélie Raba-Léon, 33076 Bordeaux-Cedex, France; igor.sibon{at}

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First described in 1996 by Hinchey et al, posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is now a well know entity that can be encountered in several conditions such as uncontrolled high blood pressure, renal failure or use of some immunosuppressive agents.1 2 The diagnosis is usually evoked in the scenario of a combination of unspecific neurological symptoms (including visual disorders, seizure, headache, vigilance disturbance) and typical neuroradiological findings represented by hyperintense …

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