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Research & Reviews  69 results

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...

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH) Medication

Aug 4th, 2021 - Medication Summary Vasopressin receptor antagonists inhibit the V2 receptor, reducing the number of aquaporin-2 water channels in the renal collecting duct and decreasing the water permeability of the collecting duct. The use of a combination of a...

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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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