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Clinical Features of Myelinolysis

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Myelinolysis is a cerebral disorder that features myelin degeneration following correction of hyponatremia. It is distinct from demyelination and may affect neuronal elements to a lesser degree. Most cases affect the pons but other areas of the brain may be affected. Prevention and early recognition can help reduce development of serious complications.

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