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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2000;18(1): 116-118.
간이식수술 후 신경계합병증이 발생한 1예
홍근식, 이상건 ·김상윤 ·이건욱*·서경석*
서울대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실,일반외과학교실*
A Case of Neurological Complications after Liver Transplantation
Keun-Sik Hong, M.D., Sang-Kun Lee, M.D., Sang-Yoon Kim, M.D., Kuhn Uk Lee, M.D.*, Kyung-Seok Seo, M.D.*
Department of Neurology and General Surgery*, College of Medicine, Seoul National University
Neurological complications occur frequently in patients undergoing liver transplantation. We report a case of multi-ple neurologic complications including central pontine and extrapontine myelinolysis, seizure, and mutism after liver transplantation. Though the cause would be obscure and multifactorial, the hyponatremia with its rapid correction dur-ing operation and the side effects of the immunosuppressant would be the most probable causes in this case. J Korean Neurol Assoc 18(1):116~118, 2000 Key Words : Immunosuppressant, Liver transplantation, Myelinolysis, Seizures, Mutism