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Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome

A condition that is characterized by HEADACHE; SEIZURES; and visual loss with edema in the posterior aspects of the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES, such as the BRAIN STEM. Generally, lesions involve the white matter (nerve fibers) but occasionally the grey matter (nerve cell bodies).

Year introduced: 2008

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Tree Number(s): C10.228.140.631.500.500, C10.228.140.695.875

MeSH Unique ID: D054038

Entry Terms:

  • Leukoencephalopathy Syndromes, Posterior
  • Syndrome, Posterior Leukoencephalopathy
  • Syndromes, Posterior Leukoencephalopathy
  • Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome, Posterior
  • Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome

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