Central Pontine Myelinolysis as a Result of Ideally Corrected Hyponatremia in a Post-Covid Patient

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Gurbuz J., Taslidere B., Emin A., Sonmez E.

Eurasian Journal of Critical Care, vol.4, no.2, pp.76-78, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM) is a non-inflammatory neurological condition with various clinical features and onset patterns and also with a very wide prognostic spectrum ranging from asymptomatic cases to encephalopathy and mortality. In this case report we, aim to present the first case of central pontine myelinolysis as a result of an optimally corrected hyponatremia in a post-COVID-19 patient our knowledge while assessing the clinical and radiological findings.