Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome occurring after uterine artery embolization for uterine myoma.
Author(s): Suzuki S, Tanigawa N, Kariya S, Komemushi A, Kojima H, Tokuda T, Kishimoto M, Tomino A, Fujioka M, Kitazawa Y, Sawada S
Affiliation(s): Department of Radiology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan. email@example.com
Publication date & source: 2011-02, Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol., 34 Suppl 2:S157-60. Epub 2010 Feb 12.
Publication type: Case Reports
This case report describes posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) occurring after uterine artery embolization (UAE) for uterine myoma. This is the first report of PRES occurring after uterine vascular radiologic intervention. The mechanism by which UAE induced PRES is unclear.