Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome : A Rare Cause of Sudden Onset Vision Loss in Pregnancy

  • R Chaudhary, S Dadhich, J Vyas

Abstract

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) is a very rare cause of sudden onset vision loss in pregnancy. There are only few case reports in literature. It is characterized by headache, seizures, altered mental status and visual deficits ranging from visual neglect to cortical blindness. Here a case if PRES has been reported with discussion on its pathophysiology.

 

KeywordsEncephalopathy; pregnancy; vision loss
Published
Aug 13, 2015
How to Cite
S DADHICH, J VYAS, R Chaudhary,. Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome : A Rare Cause of Sudden Onset Vision Loss in Pregnancy. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 2, p. 51-52, aug. 2015. ISSN 1999-8546. Available at: <http://njog.org.np/njog/index.php/njog/article/view/551>. Date accessed: 21 feb. 2020.
Section
Case Reports