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West Indian Medical Journal

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Abstract

WANG, J; XU, M  and  LUO, B. Chronic renal disease and reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome after liver transplantation. West Indian med. j. [online]. 2013, vol.62, n.9, pp. 869-872. ISSN 0043-3144.

This is a case report of a patient who developed chronic renal dysfunction and neurologic emergency with multiple cranial lesions after liver transplantation. Immune-complex glomerulonephritis was confirmed on the basis of histopathologic evaluation of the renal biopsy. According to clinical features and brain magnetic resonance imaging follow-up, neuroradiographic atypical reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome (RPLS) was finally diagnosed.

Keywords : Chronic renal disease; liver transplantation; reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome.

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