Ischemic and hemorrhagic necrosis of the pons with anatomical location similar to that of central pontine myelinolysis in a chronic alcoholic patient.

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An autopsied case of recent ischemic and hemorrhagic necrosis of the pons is reported, in which the anatomical site of the lesion is similar to that observed in central pontine myelinolysis. The patient, a 46-year-old woman, was a chronic alcoholic who had been treated with large quantities of physiological saline and glucose solution at 5% during a period… (More)

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@article{Giannetti1993IschemicAH, title={Ischemic and hemorrhagic necrosis of the pons with anatomical location similar to that of central pontine myelinolysis in a chronic alcoholic patient.}, author={Alexandre Varella Giannetti and Jos{\'e} Eymard Homem Pittella}, journal={Clinical neuropathology}, year={1993}, volume={12 3}, pages={156-9} }