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Hypertensive Encephalopathy in an eclamptic / hypertensive patient.

Berkey BDB - MedPix

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Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Hypertensive Encephalopathy in an eclamptic / hypertensive patient.

History: 22 year-old female presents to ER with seizure and mental status changes

Findings: Within the bilateral posterior, temporal, occipital and parietal lobes, there are several small foci of low density, with cytoxic and vasogenic edema patterns.

Ddx: hypertensive encephalopathy Ischemic infarct Intraaxial neoplasm (i.e. astrocytoma) Embolic infarcts Mets

Dxhow: Further history yielded the fact that she was three days post-partum and hypertensive.

Exam: Physical Exam - BP 170/100 Neuro Exam: Consistent with post-ictal state. Fundoscopic exam not performed. Labs WNL Upon further questioning, she is 3 days post-partum.

No MeSH data available.


Low density intraparenchymal foci with characteristic cytoxic and vasogenic edema patterns.
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Hypertensive Encephalopathy in an eclamptic / hypertensive patient.

Berkey BDB - MedPix

Low density intraparenchymal foci with characteristic cytoxic and vasogenic edema patterns.
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MPX1862_synpic19662: Low density intraparenchymal foci with characteristic cytoxic and vasogenic edema patterns.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Hypertensive Encephalopathy in an eclamptic / hypertensive patient.

History: 22 year-old female presents to ER with seizure and mental status changes

Findings: Within the bilateral posterior, temporal, occipital and parietal lobes, there are several small foci of low density, with cytoxic and vasogenic edema patterns.

Ddx: hypertensive encephalopathy Ischemic infarct Intraaxial neoplasm (i.e. astrocytoma) Embolic infarcts Mets

Dxhow: Further history yielded the fact that she was three days post-partum and hypertensive.

Exam: Physical Exam - BP 170/100 Neuro Exam: Consistent with post-ictal state. Fundoscopic exam not performed. Labs WNL Upon further questioning, she is 3 days post-partum.

No MeSH data available.