MRI Brain in a Patient Recovering from Central Pontine Myelinolysis (CPM)


Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) is a condition characterized by demyelinating lesions in pons, usually secondary to rapid correction of hyponatremia. In some cases, extrapontine areas such as basal ganglia, midbrain, thalamus and cerebellum may also be involved. Patients with CPM present with quadriplegia, encephalopathy, seizures, dysphagia, dysarthria, etc. Our patient was a 30-year old ladyContinue reading “MRI Brain in a Patient Recovering from Central Pontine Myelinolysis (CPM)”

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