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Central Pontine Myelinolysis

Central Pontine Myelinolysis in a Patient with Hyponatraemia



We present a case of a 50-year old man who developed mutism and a flaccid quadriparesis within 48 hours of presentation to hospital with severe hyponatraemia. A diagnosis of central pontine myelinolysis was made based on the clinical features and typical appearances on magnetic resonance imaging.

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e-Published: 03 Jul, 2013
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