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Posterior reversable encephalopathy syndrome in pediatric cancer

Saadiya Javed Khan, Arjumand Ali Arshad, Mohammad Bilal Fayyaz, Islah Ud Din Mirza
PURPOSE: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is associated with a range of medical conditions and medications. In this retrospective analysis, we present 19 pediatric patients with PRES who had undergone chemotherapy. METHODS: We identified four female and 15 male patients diagnosed with PRES on the basis of clinical and radiologic features. Patient charts were reviewed from January 2013 to June 2016 after authorization from the institutional review board...
September 2018: Journal of Global Oncology
E Brannon Morris, Fred H Laningham, John T Sandlund, Raja B Khan
PURPOSE: To identify predisposing factors, radiologic features, and clinical outcome of posterior reversible leucoencephalopathy (PRES) in children receiving cancer treatment. METHODS: We identified 11 patients (7 female) who had radiological and clinical features consistent with PRES and were treated for cancer at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital between January 1995 and January 2005. Clinical and radiographic data were abstracted from their records. RESULTS: The average age at the time of PRES onset was 10...
February 2007: Pediatric Blood & Cancer
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