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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).
Also Known As:
Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome; Syndrome, Posterior Leukoencephalopathy; Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome, Posterior
Networked: 96 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

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4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
5. Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (Lymphoma, Large Cell)

Experts

1. Kaleyias, Joseph: 2 articles (09/2013 - 03/2006)
2. Scharn, Nicole: 1 article (05/2015)
3. Schrader, Christoph: 1 article (05/2015)
4. Loens, Sebastian: 1 article (05/2015)
5. Welte, Gabriel Simon: 1 article (05/2015)
6. Weissenborn, Karin: 1 article (05/2015)
7. Conzen, Josef: 1 article (05/2015)
8. Lee, Paula H: 1 article (02/2015)
9. Hurwitz, Herbert I: 1 article (02/2015)
10. Bendell, Johanna C: 1 article (02/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome:
1. Protons (Proton)IBA
2. Midodrine (Midon)FDA LinkGeneric
3. bevacizumabFDA Link
4. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)FDA LinkGeneric
5. CalcineurinIBA
6. Tacrolimus (Prograf)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Immunosuppressive Agents (Immunosuppressants)IBA
8. sunitinib (Sutent)FDA Link
9. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG)FDA Link
10. Cisplatin (Platino)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
3. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions)
4. Organ Transplantation
5. Liver Transplantation