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can some one explain what is central pontine myelinosis ....it occurs when treatment of hyponatremia is done by giving sudden and high conc of sodium fluid to pt...?
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Yes, Its acute paralysis with dysarthria, dysphagia diplopia and loss of conciousness. Involve Para or Quadriparesis, which is a Damage to the Cerebral basis pontis due a rapid correction of hyponatremia.

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Take a look over FA 2011 page 403
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The white matter is ESP suseptible to osmotic changes , quickly correctiog hypoNa will lead to fluid acc in all white matter tracts and neurons d/t osmotic damage.
White matter is abundant in Pons so it is called.
CENTRAL PONTINE MYELINOSIS

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