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  • Impact Factor: 1.809**
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  • ISSN: 2474-1655
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655
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Citation: Ann Clin Case Rep. 2022;7(1):2081.DOI: 10.25107/2474-1655.2081

Autoimmune Encephalitis Mimicking PRES: A Case Report and Literature Review

Qiujian Yu1, Qunzhu Shang1, Qian Wu1, Xiaoyan Zhu1, Qionghua Deng1, Jibo Qu2, Shujuan Dai1* and Qinglong Ai1*

1Department of Neurology, First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University, China
2Department of Neurology, Hospital of Honghe State Affiliated to Kunming Medical University, China

*Correspondance to: Shujuan Dai 

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Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) is associated with many diverse clinical comorbid, the most common of which are hypertension, eclampsia, renal failure and immunosuppressive treatment. PRES is a neuroimaging-based syndrome and is associated with multifocal vasogenic cerebral edema. Patients with PRES are frequently manifested by headache, seizure, encephalopathy, altered mental function, visual loss, etc. We here report a patient who showed persistent neurologic deficits after PRES and was ultimately diagnosed with Autoimmune Encephalitis (AE).


Cite the Article:

Yu Q, Shang Q, Wu Q, Zhu X, Deng Q, Qu J, et al. Autoimmune Encephalitis Mimicking PRES: A Case Report and Literature Review. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2022; 7: 2081.

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