Central pontine myelinolysis

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry


Acute onset altered sensorium after treatment for hyponatremia.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

MRI shows T2 and FLAIR hyperintensity in the pons extending to both sides of midline suggesting demyelination.

Note left maxillary polyp and small dislocated right lens.

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Case information

rID: 36756
Case created: 9th May 2015
Last edited: 10th May 2017
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