ROLE OF NEUROIMAGING IN METHANOL TOXICITY - A CASE REPORT

Authors

  • 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

19-04-2019

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Case Reports

How to Cite

1.
Khan BM, Alamgir W, Fatima T. ROLE OF NEUROIMAGING IN METHANOL TOXICITY - A CASE REPORT. Pak Armed Forces Med J [Internet]. 2019 Apr. 19 [cited 2024 Jun. 15];69(2):429-31. Available from: https://pafmj.org/PAFMJ/article/view/2755