Case Reports

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: a potential side effect of gemcitabine

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A 50-year-old woman presented to her primary care physician with abdominal pain and jaundice. Computed tomographic (CT) scan of the abdomen revealed a pancreatic head mass. Exploratory laparotomy showed a tumor obstructing the duodenum and encasing the portal vein and superior mesenteric artery, deeming it unresectable. Biopsies confirmed it to be an adenocarcinoma with mucinous differentiation...

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