Oman Journal of Ophthalmology

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Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 211--212

Rapidly reversible visual loss in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: An ophthalmologist's enigma


Virender Sachdeva1, Ravi Garg1, Avinash Pathengay2, Anjali Chandrasekharan3, Ramesh Kekunnaya3 
1 Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Nimmagada Prasad Children's Eye Care Centre, GMRV Campus, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Retina and Vitreous Surgery, L V Prasad Eye Institute, GMRV Campus, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Jasti V Ramanamma Children's Eye Care Centre, L V Prasad Eye Institute, KAR Campus, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Virender Sachdeva
Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmology, L V Prasad Eye Institute, GMRV Campus, Hanumanthwaka Junction, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
India

Posterior reversible encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) may present with a sudden onset reversible visual loss under special visual conditions. Such patients' may initially be misdiagnosed as Malingering. Ophthalmologists may be the first physicians to be confronted by such patients. Hence, a knowledge of this condition is vital to diagnosis and management of such conditions.


How to cite this article:
Sachdeva V, Garg R, Pathengay A, Chandrasekharan A, Kekunnaya R. Rapidly reversible visual loss in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: An ophthalmologist's enigma.Oman J Ophthalmol 2015;8:211-212


How to cite this URL:
Sachdeva V, Garg R, Pathengay A, Chandrasekharan A, Kekunnaya R. Rapidly reversible visual loss in posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: An ophthalmologist's enigma. Oman J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2015 [cited 2022 Oct 4 ];8:211-212
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