DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20212537

Posterior reversible encephalopathy and status epilepticus in Takayasu arteritis

Munish Kumar, Vishal Anand, Rashid Nadeem

Abstract


Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a rare, systemic, chronic inflammatory condition causing granulomatous vasculitis of medium-sized and large arteries of unknown etiology. A possible relationship between Takayasu arteritis and tuberculosis has been suggested but not proven until now. Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) and seizure are rare complications. We report a case of Takayasu arteritis with lymph node tuberculosis presented with status epilepticus and Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.


Keywords


Takayasu arteritis, Status epilepticus, Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome, Tuberculosis

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