reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome


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reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome

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RCVS

Any of several forms of a disease, including Call-Fleming syndrome, marked by thunderclap headache and associated with temporary narrowing of arteries within the brain and, often, seizures or strokelike symptoms.
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Vessel wall MRI to differentiate between reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome and central nervous system vasculitis: Preliminary results.
High-resolution MRI vessel wall imaging: Spatial and temporal patterns of reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome and central nervous system vasculitis.
Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome, part 1: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical course.
Women who have reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome have clinical findings (acute onset of recurrent headaches, visual changes, seizures, and hypertension) and cerebral magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings (posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome) that are similar to those of women who have late postpartum eclampsia (FIGURE, page 47).
Transcranial color Doppler study for reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndromes.