PRAGUE MEDICAL REPORT

PRAGUE MEDICAL REPORT
Prague Medical Report je víceoborový biomedicínský časopis publikující původní recenzované vědecké články, přehledové a případové studie a krátké zprávy v angličtině. Časopis založený v roce 1885 jako Sborník lékařský vychází čtyřikrát ročně.

PRAGUE MEDICAL REPORT, Vol 121 No 2 (2020), 107–113

Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome Associated with a Suprarenal Mass

Camila Pantoja-Ruiz, Andrés Ricaurte-Fajardo, María Isabel Ocampo-Navia, Juliana Coral-Casas

DOI: https://doi.org/10.14712/23362936.2020.9
zveřejněno: 17. 06. 2020

Abstract

Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) is characterised by severe thunderclap headaches (with or without the presence of acute neurological symptoms) and segmental vasoconstriction of cerebral arteries that resolves spontaneously in a period of three months. Cases have been described in the literature with producing and non-producing masses of metanephrines. Within these reports, associations with cavernous haemangioma, medulloblastoma, colon cancer, paraganglioma, pheochromocytoma, uterine fibroids, among others were found. However, no association with adrenal masses which do not produce metanephrines was found. In this context, we reported the case of a woman with this type of tumour associated with RCVS which provided a treatment challenge, as well as we reviewed the literature on cases of RCVS associated with masses.

Klíčová slova: Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome; Headache; Cerebral angiography; Tumour

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vychází: 4 x ročně
cena tištěného čísla: 450 Kč
ISSN: 1214-6994
E-ISSN: 2336-2936

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