Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome and Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome: Distinct Clinical Entities with Overlapping Pathophysiology

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The clinical and radiologic manifestations of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome and reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome are reviewed. The relationship between these entities is discussed. A hypothesis of a common underlying pathophysiology is proposed and substantiated based on the current medical literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalRadiologic Clinics of North America
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019



  • Brain
  • Posterior reversible encephalopathy
  • Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction
  • Seizure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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