Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1998 , Vol 1 , Num 1

Santral Pontin ve Ekstra Pontin Miyelinolizis Olgusunda Rehabilitasyo

Sevgi Tetik 1 ,Margaret E. dePaul 2 ,Vinod Sahgal 3
1 Vakıf Gureba Teaching Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, İstanbul
2 Cleveland Clinic Foundation Otolaryngoloji ve İletişim Hastalıkları Departmanı, USA
3 Cleveland Clinic Foundation Physical Medical and Therapy Clinic, Clevelant, USA

Rehabilitation Of Pontine and Extapontıne Myelinolysis: A case report. A case of alcoholic normanatraemic pontine and extrapontine myelinolysis is described which improved from Locked-in syndrome to complete motor, cognitive and psyhosocial recovery. The role of aggressive comprehensive multidiciplinary rehabilitation in this condition is highligted.

Keywords : Central Pontine Myelinolysis, Clinical Recovery, Rehabilitation.