central pontine myelinolysis

noun

Medical Definition of central pontine myelinolysis

: demyelination that occurs in the pons and is associated with malnutrition, alcoholism, liver disease, or hyponatremia

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“Central pontine myelinolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/central%20pontine%20myelinolysis. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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