Disease Information for Pontine myelinolysis, central

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dysphagia Swallowing Difficulties
Muscle weakness
Ataxia
Clumsiness/poor coordination
Confusion/Disoriented
Coordination/signs
Dysarthria
Lethargy/torpor
Slurred Speech/Acute
Slurred speech/Chronic
Sudden unconsciousness
Tremor
Difficulty Talking
Disease Progression
Course/Prognosis bad/usually
Demographics & Risk Factors
Recent Event
Recent/Coma/unconscious status
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Patient/Malnourished/starved
Patient/Chronic liver disease
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Sodium, serum (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
PATH/Pons Loss of myelin fibers/Luxol-fast Blue stain)
Electrodiagnosis
EEG/ABR/Auditory evoked response/potential abnormal/AEP
CT Scan
CT Scan/Head pontine lesion
MRI/Head scan pontine lesion
MRI/MRA Head abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cognitive/learning disability
Coma/Unconscious
Hallucinations
Hyponatremia
Locked-in syndrome
Pontine myelinolysis, central
Quadriparesis/quadriplegia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Pontine disorder/lesion (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Reticular Activating System/PAS
Process
PROCESS/Degenerative/necrosis disorder (category)
PROCESS/Pathophysiologic disorder (category)
PROCESS/CNS/White matter disorder (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Synonym/Central pontine neuronolysis, Synonym/Myelinoclasis, central pontine, Synonym/Osmotic demyelination syndrome
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Inositol
Definition
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