Vanishing brainstem edema

Mark O McCarron, C Steven McKinstry
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases: the Official Journal of National Stroke Association 2008, 17 (3): 156-7
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome caused by hypertension is well recognized with magnetic resonance imaging. We report a patient in whom posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome involved just the brainstem, caused a pontine stroke, and subsequently both clinically and radiologically improved with antihypertensive therapy.

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