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Hypernatremia-associated myelinolysis following the management of sepsis in a patient with glioblastoma treated with radiotherapy and temozolomide

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Dixit, S., Salvage, D., Rajaraman, C. et al. Hypernatremia-associated myelinolysis following the management of sepsis in a patient with glioblastoma treated with radiotherapy and temozolomide. Acta Neurol Belg 113, 527–530 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13760-013-0177-7

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Keywords

  • Metformin
  • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
  • Temozolomide
  • Filgrastim
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism