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Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome

This is a set of cranial MRIs from a patient with osmotic demyelination syndrome, formerly called central pontine myelinolysis. Osmotic demyelination syndrome occurs when wide fluxes in serum sodium levels are induced by too rapid correction of hyponatremia. Oligodendrocytes, which forms the myelin sheaths, are ...

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Ocular Alignment and Extra-ocular Movement Examination

Subtitles in English for this video can be displayed by clicking on  (first button on the bottom right hand corner of the video). Stereopsis (three dimensional vision) is important in our every day lives. This ability is dependent on aligning both foveae on the same object ...

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Sixth Nerve Palsy

In this patient, there is a mild esotropia on neutral gaze as the left eye is slightly deviated medially. There is impaired left eye abduction resulting in diplopia when the patient is instructed to look towards the left. Discussion of the sign Abduction of the ...

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