Cerebral vasospasm and wernicke encephalopathy secondary to adult cyclic vomiting syndrome: the role of magnesium

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BACKGROUND Magnesium has a regulatory role in the excitability of cell membranes, and is also a cofactor in the phosphorylation of thiamine. Hypomagnesemia has been associated with coronary vasospasm, but its role in cerebrovascular pathology is controversial, and cerebral vasospasm exclusively attributable to hypomagnesemia has not been reported in humans… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12883-016-0660-x

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