Acute late-onset encephalopathy after radiotherapy: an unusual life-threatening complication.

Abstract:

:Unusual late-onset complications of brain irradiation, characterized by reversible neurologic focal signs, seizures, and MRI alterations, have recently been reported and classified as stroke-like migraine attacks after radiation therapy (SMART)(1) and peri-ictal pseudoprogression (PIPG).(2.)

journal_name

Neurology

journal_title

Neurology

authors

Di Stefano AL,Berzero G,Vitali P,Galimberti CA,Ducray F,Ceroni M,Bastianello S,Colombo AA,Simoncelli A,Brunelli MC,Giometto B,Diamanti L,Gaviani P,Salmaggi A,Silvani A,Marchioni E

doi

10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182a43b1f

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2013-09-10 00:00:00

pages

1014-7

issue

11

eissn

0028-3878

issn

1526-632X

pii

WNL.0b013e3182a43b1f

journal_volume

81

pub_type

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