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A case of autoimmune thyroid disease presenting posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome


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Title: A case of autoimmune thyroid disease presenting posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
Authors: Tateishi, Yohei / Iguchi, Yasuyuki / Kimura, Kazumi / Aoki, Junya / Uemura, Junichi / Shibazaki, Kensaku
Issue Date: 15-Aug-2008
Publisher: ELSEVIER
Citation: Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 271(1-2), pp.203-206; 2008
Abstract: A 40-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with disturbance of consciousness and seizure. We diagnosed encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroid disease (EAATD). Fluid-attenuated inversion recovery and diffusion-weighted MRI demonstrated hyperintense lesions in the left occipitotemporal lobe on admission, but these findings disappeared on day 11 without neurological deficits, compatible with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES). We report here this case of autoimmune thyroid disease presenting as PRES.
Keywords: Anti-thyroperoxidase antibody / Apparent diffusion coefficient values / Autoimmune thyroid disease / Diffusion-weighted image / Encephalopathy / Magnetic resonance imaging
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/20171
ISSN: 0022510X
DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2008.03.011
PubMed ID: 18474375
Rights: © 2008 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Type: Journal Article
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Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/20171

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