Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome following sepsis in a Crohn’s disease patient: A case report
Ioannis Papaconstantinou, Dionysios S Mantzos, Eirini Pantiora, Marios K Tasoulis, 2nd Department of Surgery, Aretaieio Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, 11528 Athens, Greece
Sofia Vassilopoulou, 1st Department of Neurology, Eginition Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, 11528 Athens, Greece
Gerassimos Mantzaris, 1st Gastroenterology Department, Evangelismos Hospital, 10676 Athens, Greece
Author contributions: Papaconstantinou I, Mantzos DS and Pantiora E did the study design, literature review and drafting of the manuscript; Tasoulis MK, Vassilopoulou S and Mantzaris G provided additional information and contributed in revision and approval of the final draft of the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: This case report was exempt by the Institutional Review Board Standards of the 2nd Surgical Department of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
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Correspondence to: Eirini Pantiora, MD, General Surgery trainee, 2nd Department of Surgery, Aretaieio Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, 76 V. Sofias Str, 11528 Athens, Greece. email@example.com
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Received: November 15, 2015
Peer-review started: November 15, 2015
First decision: December 22, 2015
Revised: January 3, 2016
Accepted: January 29, 2016
Article in press: January 31, 2016
Published online: April 16, 2016