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Osmotic demyelination syndrome (macroscopic section of brain) (3)

Macrosection of basal ganglia from patient with osmotic demyelination syndrome showing demyelination of internal capsule (pale area to left) and demyelination of external and extreme capsules (pale areas to right). (Contributed by Dr. Jack Riggs.)

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  • Alcoholism
  • Extrapontine myelinolysis
  • Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state
  • Hypokalemia
  • Malnutrition
  • Osmotic myelinolysis