Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in HIV-positive patients: A case report
Khouloud Mnif 1 * , Ichrak Bougharriou 1, Tarak Ben Jemaa 1, Salma Ben Hmida 1, Chakib Marrakchi 1, Mounir Ben Jemaa 1
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1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Hedi Chaker Hospital, University of Sfax, Sfax, TUNISIA* Corresponding Author

Abstract

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a clinical and radiological syndrome in which patients present with an acute clinical presentation of seizures, headache, altered mental status, cortical blindness, and classic posterior cerebral edema on imagery. Patients with HIV are at risk for the development of this syndrome, but it is rarely reported. We report a case of a woman HIV-positive who was diagnosed with PRES.

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Article Type: Case Report

ELECTR J MED DENT STUD, 2022, Volume 12, Issue 3, Article No: em0100

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmds/12387

Publication date: 20 Aug 2022

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