ROLE OF NEUROIMAGING IN METHANOL TOXICITY - A CASE REPORT

  • Bushra Muzaffar Khan Pak Emirates Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Wasim Alamgir Pak Emirates Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Taqdees Fatima *Combined Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
Keywords: Toxicity, Methanol, Imaging

Abstract

Methanol is a frequently used organic solvent. However toxic doses of methanol may lead to serious metabolic acidosis and neurologic side effects including subarachnoid hemorrhage and sometimes even death. The case described suffered from such poisoning. Diagnosis was made on MRI brain that demonstrated bilateral putamen necrosis a neuro-radiological hallmark of methanol toxicity.

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Published
2019-04-19
How to Cite
Khan, B., Alamgir, W., & Fatima, T. (2019). ROLE OF NEUROIMAGING IN METHANOL TOXICITY - A CASE REPORT. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 69(2), 429-31. Retrieved from https://pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/2755
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Case Reports

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