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Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.631.500.500
C10.228.140.695.875
Unique ID
D054038
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054038
Scope Note
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).
Entry Term(s)
Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome, Posterior
Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome
Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Brain Diseases (1996-2007)
Hypertension (1996-2007)
Hypertensive Encephalopathy (2001-2007)
Leukoencephalopathy, Progressive Multifocal (1997-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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