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Title: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: a rare neurological manifestation in Von Hippel-Lindau disease
Authors: Vanacker, P ×
Vanacker, A
Leys, Anita
Thijs, Vincent #
Issue Date: Jul-2010
Publisher: Acta clinica belgica
Series Title: Acta Clinica Belgica vol:65 issue:4 pages:279-280
Abstract: We report on a 34-year-old woman, who was recently diagnosed with Von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL), genetically confirmed. At this moment, she presented with an acute history of arterial hypertension, headache, cortical blindness and epilepsy. On the basis of clinical and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) criteria the diagnosis of a posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) was made. A iodine 123-Labeled metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scan revealed the presence of bilateral adrenal pheochromocytomas.
ISSN: 1784-3286
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Group Experimental Neurology
Research Group Ophthalmology
Laboratory for Neurobiology (Vesalius Research Center)
× corresponding author
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