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Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome Summary

Description: A condition that is characterized by HEADACHE; SEIZURES; and visual loss with edema in the posterior aspects of the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES, such as the BRAIN STEM. Generally, lesions involve the white matter (nerve fibers) but occasionally the grey matter (nerve cell bodies).

Also Known As: Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome; Syndrome, Posterior Leukoencephalopathy; Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome, Posterior

Networked: 96 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Protons (Proton) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  2. Midodrine (Midon) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 7 Generic
  3. bevacizumab : 18 results : FDA 2
  4. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 9 results : FDA 20 Generic
  5. Calcineurin : 6 results : IBA
  6. Tacrolimus (Prograf) : 4 results : FDA 7 Generic
  7. Immunosuppressive Agents (Immunosuppressants) : 4 results : IBA
  8. sunitinib (Sutent) : 4 results : FDA 2
  9. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG) : 3 results : FDA 1
  10. Cisplatin (Platino) : 3 results : FDA 6 Generic
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Diseases Related to Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome

  1. Multiple System Atrophy
  2. Orthostatic Hypotension (Postural Hypotension)
  3. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  5. Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (Lymphoma, Large Cell)
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Key Therapies for Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 15 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 3 results
  3. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions) : 3 results
  4. Organ Transplantation : 2 results
  5. Liver Transplantation : 2 results
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