Osmotic demyelination syndrome
Symptoms depend on the brain regions that are damaged but may include seizures, quadriparesis, hyperreflexia, pseudobulbar palsy, gaze paralysis, diplopia, dysphagia, dysarthria, tremor, ataxia, and altered mental status. There may be a bimodal presentation, with acute symptoms followed by several days of improvement and then subacute deterioration. Prognosis is variable and there is a risk of death or chronic disability.
G37.2 – Central pontine myelinolysis
6807001 – Central pontine myelinolysis
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