Publisher : Indian journal of anaesthesia
Campus : Kochi
School : School of Medicine
Department : Anaesthesiology
Year : 2014
Abstract : Complaints of headache in a patient after spinal anaesthesia usually arouses the suspicion of postdural puncture headache. Similarly, the first diagnosis which comes to our minds if there is development of seizures in a patient following caesarean section will be eclampsia. Though cases of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) at term are reported, we tend to overlook this increasingly reported neurologic syndrome. It is gaining more and more importance as timely diagnosis and proper treatment results in complete recovery without any permanent neurological sequelae.