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Causes of Central pontine myelinolysis

Causes of Central pontine myelinolysis

Central pontine myelinolysis is caused by a rapid change in the body's sodium levels, either from treating low sodium (hyponatremia) or high sodium (hypernatremia) in a health care setting. Risk factors associated with central pontine myelinolysis are severe alcoholism and conditions that result in low sodium levels.

Central pontine myelinolysis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Central pontine myelinolysis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Central pontine myelinolysis:

Central pontine myelinolysis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Central pontine myelinolysis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

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As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Central pontine myelinolysis may be found in:

 

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