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Central pontine myelinolysis

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Deterioration of conscious level

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

Abnormal signal intensity at central pons sparing the anterolateral regions (pyramidal tract) and displays bright signal in T2 and FLAIR, low signal in T1 with no enhancement after contrast administration.

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Case information

rID: 22418
Published: 30th Mar 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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