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Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome after liver transplantation
Harvinder K Palaha1, Prerna Mewawalla2, Vidhyachandra Gandhi3, Anaita Hegde1, Ritu Kakkar4, Aabha Nagral2.
1Department of Pediatrics, Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai,
2Department of Gastroenterology, Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai,
3Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai,
4Department of Radiology, Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai.
We report a 6 year old liver transplant recipient who developed seizures, altered behavior and cortical blindness (Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome) on the tenth day after transplantation. This was related to tacrolimus and hypertension, which completely reversed with reduction of the tacrolimus dose and controlling the hypertension.

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