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posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome


Definition: a reversible clinicoradiologic syndrome characterized by confusion, headaches, seizures, cortical blindness and other visual abnormalities, emesis, and motor signs, associated with MRI or CT evidence of bilateral white matter edema involving the parietooccipital cerebral regions.

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