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What is the prognosis for extra pontine myelinolysis with hypothyroidism and can physiotherapy help ?

I wanted to know about extra pontine myelinolysis with hypothyroidism ,patient is 60 years old female,suffering from last 6 years, I wanted toknow whether it is a life long condition ..what is the prognosis.The patient has also been advised physical therapy .What can a physiotherapist do in this case?Thank you
Asked On : Wed, 15 Jun 2011
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yes its a life long condition ... an area of brain is affected .. its damaged ... is she having paresis of limbs .... u need to give details ... however continue treatment for hypothyroidism .... physioth has a role in just making the limbs active so tht they donot atrophy due disuse ...u can also go for home exercises yourself....
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