Pearls on Intensive Care Medicine Practice - Project "Critical Care A Day"
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Q: Which condition is abbreviated as "SILENT"? Answer: "Syndrome of Irreversible Lithium-Effectuated Neurotoxicity" (SILENT) Neurotoxicity from Lithium acute or chronic overdose is irreversible and causes cerebellar dysfunction. Reference: Adityanjee; Munshi, Thampy (2005). "The syndrome of irreversible lithium-effectuated neurotoxicity.". Clinical Neuropharmacology28 (1): 38–49.