Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome Triggered by Pituitary Apoplexy

Published on Mar 15, 2020in Internal Medicine1.005
路 DOI :10.2169/INTERNALMEDICINE.3678-19
Yuya Yokota (Okayama University), Kosuke Oka2
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(Okayama University)
+ 1 AuthorsFumio Otsuka35
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(Okayama University)
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The osmotic demyelination syndrome (ODS) has been a recognized complication of the rapid correction of hyponatremia for decades. However, in recent years, a variety of other medical conditions have been associated with the development of ODS, independent of changes in serum sodium. This finding suggests that the pathogenesis of ODS may be more complex and involve the inability of brain cells to respond to rapid changes in osmolality of the interstitial (extracellular) compartment of the brain, l...
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