Central pontine myelinolysis and poorly controlled diabetes: MRI’s hints for pathogenesis


Dear Sir, Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) is usually associatedwith a rapid correction of hyponatremia [1, 2]. In a patient with chronic hyponatremia, oligodendrocytes in the pons decrease their inner osmolarity to protect them from swelling. Thereafter, any rapid osmotic shift in the opposite direction caused by the hypertonic fluid can induce the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10072-017-3117-0


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