Central pontine myelinolysis associated with acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis.

@article{Sherins1968CentralPM,
  title={Central pontine myelinolysis associated with acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis.},
  author={Richard J. Sherins and M. Anthony Verity},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1968},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={583-8}
}
Acute pancreatitis is not only life-threatening in itself, but can also present a wide variety of complications that increase its morbidity. Particularly challenging are the extrapancreatic manifestations of the disease, which are rarely seen. Subcutaneous nodular fat necrosis (Weber-Christian syndrome), ascites, pleural effusions, nephrosis, fat emboli, venous thromboses and fat necrosis of bone have been documented recently (Lynch, 1954; Swerdlow, Berman, Gibbel, and Valaitis, 1960; Lucas and… CONTINUE READING