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Research & Reviews  78 results

Bifocal lesions have a poorer treatment outcome than a single lesion in adult patients ...
PloS One; Kang YM, Lee YY et. al.

Mar 2nd, 2022 - Intracranial germinoma (IG) rarely occurs in adults. Its optimal treatment strategy is unclear. We evaluated the outcomes of radiotherapy in adults with intracranial germinoma. Data of 29 adult patients (age, 18-52 years; median age, 24.3 years) w...

Acute diquat poisoning resulting in toxic encephalopathy: a report of three cases.
Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.); Yu G, Jian T et. al.

Jan 5th, 2022 - Diquat-related acute kidney injury is well-known. However, neurological disorders caused by diquat are often underestimated, and changes in the imaging findings are rarely reported. We present three cases of acute diquat poisoning resulting in tox...

Pseudo-Central Pontine Myelinolysis.
The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology; Rumschlag M, Prahlow JA et. al.

Dec 16th, 2021 - Central pontine myelinolysis is most commonly associated with rapid correction of hyponatremia and has historically been associated with alcoholism. In this case report, 2 deaths with gross findings of central pontine lesions led to the possibilit...

Topiramate-induced severe electrolyte abnormalities and hypernatremia leading to centra...
BMJ Case Reports; Muaddi L, Osman O et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2021 - Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) develops due to acute hypernatremia from a normal baseline serum sodium in the setting of electrolyte abnormalities induced by topiramate use. Topiramate is a commonly used medication with several indications inc...

Rare case of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma presenting with central pontine myelinolysis.
BMJ Case Reports; Nguyen PC, Dunstan M et. al.

Sep 15th, 2021 - Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) is commonly associated with osmotic stress and rapid correction of hyponatraemia. It has rarely been reported in conjunction with malignancies. We report a case where CPM was not only associated with a new diagno...

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News  2 results

Slurred Speech and Dysphagia Leading to Spastic Quadriplegia Following Treatment

Apr 12th, 2017 - Discussion This patient had rapid correction of his hyponatremia followed by the development of neurologic symptoms, including dysphagia and dysarthria. This was followed by spastic quadriplegia, which evolved over 2 days. The initial impression w...

Central Pontine Myelinolysis: Don't Rely on the MRI

May 31st, 2012 - This is the Medscape Neurology Minute. I am Dr. Alan Jacobs. Researchers from the Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota have published a retrospective study to characterize the clinical and radiologic features of patients with ce...

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