Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

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What is posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome?

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome is characterized by neurological disturbances, e.g. headache, altered mental status, visual disturbances, and seizures along with radiological and imaging studies that typically include swelling of the brain (edema of the posterior cerebral regions).

Common symptoms reported by people with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

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Who has posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 3
40s 2
50s 6
60s 10
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 21

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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