Central pontine myelinolysis

Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) is now more commonly referred to as osmotic demyelination syndrome, which recognises that the same phenomenon is also seen in other areas of the brain (previously known as extrapontine myelinolysis). 

As such the condition is described in the osmotic demyelination syndrome article. 

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rID: 37194
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM)

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