Psychotic disorder in a patient with central and extrapontine myelinolysis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Central pontine and extrapontine myelinolysis (CPEM) are rare conditions usually associated with rapid correction of hyponatremia. Neurologic complications are the usual sequelae although neuropsychiatric features are rare. Described herein are unusual psychotic symptoms following CPEM and discussion of the likely pathogenesis and implications for treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lim, L; Krystal, A

Published Date

  • June 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 61 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 320 - 322

PubMed ID

  • 17472602

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1323-1316

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1440-1819.2007.01648.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Australia