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What does RPLS stand for?

RPLS stands for Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome

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DIAGNOSIS Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome DISCUSSION Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome is a clinicoradiologic entity characterized by headaches, altered mental status, seizures, and visual loss and is associated with white matter vasogenic edema predominantly affecting the posterior occipital and parietal lobes of the brain.
Avastin Safety The most serious adverse events associated with Avastin across all trials were gastrointestinal perforation, wound healing complications, hemorrhage, arterial thromboembolic events, hypertensive crisis, reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome (RPLS), neutropenia and infection, nephrotic syndrome and congestive heart failure.
Abstract: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES), also known as reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome (RPLS), is most often associated with hypertensive emergencies and is characterized by seizures, mental status changes and visual disturbances.
The brain lesions disappeared after treatment with nitroglycerin perfusion followed by oral antihpertensive therapy, which prompted a diagnosis of reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome (RPLS).