Central pontine myelinolysis

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

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Deterioration of conscious level

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

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
Case created: 30th Mar 2013
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
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