The many faces of PRES
Not always posterior, not always reversible, not always associated with encephalopathy. To give you the actual numbers, 75% of cases have frontal and temporal involvement, and a third affect the brainstem. 20% of patients have lasting deficits, whether focal, cognitive, or epileptic in nature. And encephalopathy, a hallmark of the disorder, occurs in about half of cases. So there you have it. For more details, check out the latest podcast on BrainWaves where we discuss these and other atypical features of PRES:
Because this episode talks about all the interesting features of PRES, we will be using this blog to show them to you.
The content in this episode was vetted and approved by Amy Pruitt. Several images are also courtesy of Amy Pruitt.
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