A reversible posterior leucoencephalopathy syndrome includin
Preeclampsia affects 3–5% of pregnant patients and is a leading cause of maternal and foetal morbidity- mortality, particularly in developing countries (Walker, 2000). This multisystem disorder can include cardiovascular changes, hematologic abnormalities, hepatic and renal impairment and neurologic manifestations (Williams et al., 2011). Visual pathways may also be affected (Roos, 2012). Visual symptoms concern up to 25% of the patients with severe preeclampsia and 50% of the patients with eclampsia (Sunness et al., 1988).

Case report
A 24-year-old, Caucasian woman, gravida 5 para 2 presented at the Obstetrical Emergencies at 32 weeks gestation complaining of headache, abdominal pain and absence of foetal movements. Regular follow-up of the on-going pregnancy had, so far, been uneventful. Before the event, the patient has no symptoms, no on-going oedema, no hypertension and no visual disturbances. Past medical history was unremarkable.
At the time of admission, blood pressure was 180/120 mm Hg. No foetal heart activity was noted at cardiotocogram and ultrasound. Intrauterine foetal death at 32 weeks of gestation was confirmed.
On physical examination, no peripheral oedema was present. A Bishop score of 4 was noted....