2020
DOI: 10.2147/imcrj.s237430
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Abstract: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a clinical syndrome that presents as transient cerebral edema (vasogenic edema), usually on a background of hypertensive encephalopathy, puerperal eclampsia, or immunosuppressant drug use. We describe a case of PRES that arose in the context of a psychiatric disorder. The patient was a 26-year-old woman with schizophrenia who was hospitalized upon falling into a catatonic stupor and then suffered acute anxiety leading to impulsive polydipsia and subsequent…

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