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Term:Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
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Definition: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).
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Leukoencephalopathy Syndromes, Posterior;   Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome;   Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome
 primary_id: MESH:D054038;   RDO:0007643
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G Tgfb1 transforming growth factor, beta 1 JBrowse link 1 82,480,875 82,497,196 RGD:11554173

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    disease of anatomical entity 15273
      nervous system disease 10762
        central nervous system disease 8856
          brain disease 8144
            intracranial hypertension 4
              hypertensive encephalopathy 3
                Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome 1
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