Corticosteroid therapy and severity of vasogenic edema in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.

BACKGROUNDPosterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a variable cerebrovascular syndrome related to hypertension and autoregulatory failure. Steroids have been reported to each precipitate and deal with PRES. We sought to find out the prevalence of steroid therapy on the time of PRES and to evaluate the connection between steroid therapy and extent of vasogenic edema. […]